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Re: [opensuse] Time problems after upgrade to openSUSe 10.2
  • From: Jim McKean <jmckean@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 21 Dec 2006 15:32:48 +0000
  • Message-id: <1166715168.14742.31.camel@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Thu, 2006-12-21 at 16:19 +0100, Carlos E. R. wrote:
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> The Thursday 2006-12-21 at 13:45 -0000, Jim McKean wrote:
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> > How do I tell ntpdate to update to LOCAL time, not UTC?
>
> You can not.
>
> ntpdate uses UTC time, and any linux system also uses UTC internally (this
> is not entirely correct, but it doesn't matter for us now). Only when
> displaying the time programs in Linux do the conversion from the internal
> time to the local time.
>
thanks, that save me a lot of time (no pun intended)


> > I used to have
> > a link from /etc/localtime to some timezone file somewhere. The system
> > set that up, so I am a little vague on the details. The upgrade removed
> > that link -- I assume there is some other timezone mechanism that I just
> > don't understand.
>
> I don't think so.
>
Yeah, I think this is what is broke. I am trying to figure out how to
fix.
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> - --
> Cheers,
> Carlos E. R.
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Jim McKean
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