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Old 03-21-2002, 08:59 AM   #1
jimval7
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Question time clock


I'm in central time zone, which is -6, I never had a problem with my time zone, when I had RH 6.2. But I upgraded a to 7.0 2months ago and I noticed that my time is one hour ahead, which is eastern time. I've manually set my time correctly but it goes back to eastern.

HOW can i tell my machine that im in central time zone?
 
Old 03-21-2002, 11:42 AM   #2
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probably "man timeconfig"

If it's just an out of sync clock, you might want to look at "man hwclock".
 
Old 03-21-2002, 03:04 PM   #3
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Thumbs up Got it fixed

Ok, I got it fixed and hopefully this problem won't return, Below are the steps I did:

I set the date to the correct time:
date 03211323 <-- this set my date and time to mar 21 1:23pm

Then I checked hwclock by doing:
hwclock --show

Then I had set the hwclock to what the system has:
hwclock --systohc <-- this command sets your hwclock to what your OS is set to.

I've been checking the time for a few hours now and everything looks good, We'll see how it goes when the day changes at 00:00.01 tomorrow. Thanks Sixpax!

 
  


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