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Old 08-21-2003, 02:20 PM   #1
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time keeps changing

hi all,

i've figured out a number of things about my system thanks to the help of people on this site, so thanks for all the help. i have noticed a strange thing on my dual boot w/ win98, which is that the two OS's fight over the system time. for some reason any time i switch between them the clock ends up haywire.

just wondering if anyone else noticed something similar. (i'm experimenting w/ slackware 9.0 right now, but noticed the same thing in mandrake 8 & 9.1)

Old 08-21-2003, 02:32 PM   #2
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yeah, I have mandrake 9.1 on a dual-boot and my linux time is always wrong when I boot back into it form windows xp. I don't understand why this would happen either, especially since I have a manual switching device between hard drives that requires a complete shut down to go from one os to the other. Hope someone has an answer as to how to resolve this because it's really annoying.
Old 08-22-2003, 08:12 AM   #3
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Changes to the system time change the system time in Bios, too, that's why the change transports over even if you switch HDs. So far I have set my Linux to a wrong time zone which -if the error is consistent- should default to the correct time display...



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