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Re: [opensuse] Daylight Savings Change
  • From: Ben Kevan <ben.kevan@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 15 Feb 2007 15:43:28 -0800
  • Message-id: <200702151543.28998.ben.kevan@xxxxxxxxx>
On Thursday 15 February 2007 20:40, J Sloan wrote:
> 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

Why don't you just change the time manually post new DST changes?

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