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Re: [opensuse] Daylight Savings Change
  • From: J Sloan <joe@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 15 Feb 2007 20:40:16 -0800
  • Message-id: <45D535B0.7010105@xxxxxxxxxx>


Doug McGarrett wrote:
> On Thursday 15 February 2007 17:39, JB wrote:
>> On Thursday 15 February 2007 10:38, Hirayama, Pat wrote:
>>>> On Friday February 9 2007 16:21, JB wrote:
>>>>> On Friday 09 February 2007 16:46, Hirayama, Pat wrote:
>>> <snip>
>>>
>>>>>> To verify that I had to fix DST:
>>>>>> * zdump -v US/Pacific | grep 2007
>>>>> What's all that stuff mean after one does the above command (mine
> /snip/
> and so on. . .
>
> Unless you are in a business, where time of messages is important, what
> difference does it make if the time change is out of sync? I'd fix mine,
> if someone would say "YaST this" for 9.3 So somebody tell me,
> Yast (timefix). But i really don't care if it's fixed. The clock is a few
> minutes off now, who cares if it's off an hour? Am I missing something?

Hmm, ntp service is free, and the software ships with suse. Why would any
linux user settle for having the wrong time on their system?

In any case, whenever I'm looking at the logs, I find it pretty important to
know what time something happened. Not approximately. Exactly.

Joe

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