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Re: [SLE] date problem
  • From: "Carlos E. R." <robin.listas@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 13 Apr 2006 01:11:00 +0200 (CEST)
  • Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.61.0604130107250.31399@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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The Wednesday 2006-04-12 at 16:34 -0400, Doug McGarrett wrote:

> I tried to send a message from my Linux machine,
> but it may have been rejected because of the
> date problem. The machine seems to want to
> live in the future. A couple of months ago,
> it thought it was 2010. Now it thinks it's 2012.
> Someone told me then how to reset the date, but
> I've forgotten, and the man page did not set
> me straight. Someone help me please, and this time
> I'll paste the instructions on my keyboard!

Setup the clock by whichever method you like. Then, check it with the
command "date" on an xterm (as root). Then, issue these two commands, in
this order:

hwclock --systohc
rm /etc/adjtime

If you have more questions, look up this thread in last month archive:

Subject: Re: [SLE] time is running far too fast (2 yrs ahead in 1 week)


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Cheers,
Carlos Robinson

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