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RE: [opensuse] fsck running amok
On Thursday, January 18, 2007 @ 1:45 PM, Patrick Shanahan wrote:

>* Greg Wallace <gregwallace@xxxxxxxxxxx> [01-18-07 14:38]:
>> On Thursday, January 18, 2007 @ 4:47 AM, Carlos Robinson wrote:
>> >The Wednesday 2007-01-17 at 23:05 -0600, Greg Wallace wrote:
>>
>> >> ><sigh> Fix your clock. Let me guess... you left the hardware
>> >> >clock on local time?
>> >>
>> >> Not sure what you mean by "hardware clock".
>>
>> >The one you see in the bios setup.
>>
>> I'm running a Dell Optiplex GX260. In the BIOS, the only setting for
>> the clock is a digital clock where you adjust the time manually.
>> There is no option as far as local time vs any other type of time.

>You mean that you cannot set the clock in the cmos? You are not
>thinking here. Local time is the time you see over your shoulder on
>the *wall* clock. UTF is the time at the zero meridian, used to be
>universal mean time and/or zulu time. YOU are the one who determines
>what time is in the cmos.

>--
>Patrick Shanahan Registered Linux User #207535

Duh, where is the cmos? As far as local time vs UTF, I understand the
difference quite well. It's just that I don't see any option of using it
anywhere I have looked (bios and right clicking the clock in SUSE). Is this
cmos a setting that is somewhere else to be found?

Thanks,
Greg Wallace


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