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Old 03-05-2009, 02:51 AM   #1
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Question Time skew of 580 min when I set my time zone in Gentoo

Hi everyone,

This is my first post in this forum so I'd like to say hello.

I have a problem that when I set my local time zone in a gentoo based distro, I have a time skew of 580 minutes?

How can I correct this.

Old 03-05-2009, 10:27 AM   #2
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Hi scooter2,

If you have correct time zone selected you should be able to fix it by installing and running ntpd (network time protocol), which on Gentoo should be (I believe):
emerge ntp
rc-update add ntpd default
/etc/init.d/ntpd start
There is configuration file (/etc/ntp.conf), which should contain time servers specified.


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