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RE: [SLE] setting the time problem
  • From: Cory Steers <cory.steers.gmu9@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 29 May 2001 14:55:19 -0500
  • Message-id: <FFE54901205FD311B3BA00902771C69C0D7D5D67@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
I think there is a way to set the system time with the "date"
command, but I just reboot and update it in the CMOS/BIOS settings.

-----Original Message-----
From: basslake@xxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:basslake@xxxxxxxxxxxx]
Sent: Tuesday, May 29, 2001 12:52 PM
To: suse-linux-e@xxxxxxxx
Subject: RE: [SLE] setting the time problem

Hi Cory, Thanks for the reply

I have SuSE 70 - kernel 2.4.2 .
I set in YAST - eastern USA - EDT - because in the past I had trouble with
the GMT setting (with-suse 6.1).
How do you set the system clock to GMT?, by command-line?, or, with YAST ?
I tried to do a command I picked up from the list here
echo [`date '+%Y-%m-%d %T'` $USER] Clocksync started... >/dev/tty12ntpdate
30.132.17 >>/var/log/clocksync.log

hwclock --systohc

But after rebooting, I get the same 10 minute time lag. Maybe doing what you
suggest will work, just How do I set the
system time to GMT before using YAST to set my local time zone.?

Thanks for your help
John WM

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