Summer Time & Winter time adjustments

Matthew Burgess matthew at
Wed Aug 17 12:41:27 PDT 2005

Declan Moriarty wrote:

> But the various time programs seem broken at best, and linux seems
> confused about clocks, having turf wars over this function & that one.
> [root at genius ~]# hwclock --show
> Wed 17 Aug 2005 20:28:09 IST  -1.008866 seconds
> [root at genius ~]# date
> Wed Aug 17 21:28:19 IST 2005
> What's the story? How do I sort that one?

echo "UTC=1" > /etc/sysconfig as explained in 
  There's a pointer to a useful hint on that page too.



PS: Thanks for the pointer to 'ddate' gave me a hearty chuckle!

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