Summer Time & Winter time adjustments

Declan Moriarty junk_mail at iol.ie
Thu Aug 18 10:04:41 PDT 2005


Recently, Somebody Somewhere wrote these words
> On Thu, 18 Aug 2005, Declan Moriarty wrote:
> 
> >
> > UTC=1 is already set. tzselect in the hint gives me
> >
> >
> > Therefore TZ='Europe/Dublin' will be used.  Local time is now:
> > Thu Aug 18 12:47:21 IST 2005.  Universal Time is now:  Thu Aug 18
> > 11:47:21 UTC 2005.
> >
> > But the local time is the UTC, and the supposed 'local time' is an
> > hour fast. This is my problem.
> >
> 
>  Perhaps the bios was set to local summertime at some point ?  Perhaps
>  "another OS" stomped all over the hardware clock.  Either way, set
>  the date, followed by hwclock --systohc to update it.
> 
> Ken -- das eine Mal als Tragödie, das andere Mal als Farce

Thanks Ken - now they're both out by the same amount, so I know where I
can fix it. 

-- 

	With best Regards,


	Declan Moriarty.



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