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Old 08-21-2005, 10:47 AM   #1
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The time in Windows and FC4

This isn't a real problem, it's just inconvenient. When I boot into Fedora Core 4, the time will usually be wrong, a few hours ahead or behind and sometimes AM when it is PM. So when I fix this, it stays on the time and everything is good. But then if I boot into windows, the time there will be messed up too. If I correct it there it changes in FC4 too, and it makes that incorrect. Anyone know what the problem could be?
Old 08-21-2005, 11:02 AM   #2
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check that your time is set to local and also see that summer adjustment is right
Old 08-21-2005, 11:14 AM   #3
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me and so many others before me and after me had that same problem u boot to FC4 and the time is wrong u fix the time than boot to windows and now ur windows clock is off 4-6 hrs. its on the fedora boards like crazy. i never did find out why but there were alot of complaintsit seems to be a bug in FC4 its on the bugzilla site also just wish i had link for u. good luck.
Old 08-21-2005, 12:08 PM   #4
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It's not a bug, just need to not use UTC and do use local time as SlackerLX said.

You can use the command: timeconfig
You can enter the info manually in /etc/sysconfig/clock.

# /etc/sysconfig/clock sets whether the hardware clock is stored as UTC or local time.

ln -sf /usr/share/zoneinfo/US/Eastern /etc/localtime ## to set your timezone.

date -s "08/20/2005 13:11:00" ## to set the current system date/time.

/sbin/hwclock --systohc ## to set the hardware clock.


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