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Re: [SLE] new v9.2 is out
  • From: Allen <gorebofh@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 14 Oct 2004 15:47:53 -0400
  • Message-id: <20041014194753.GB20341@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Thu, Oct 14, 2004 at 02:56:33PM -0400, James Knott wrote:
> Chadley Wilson wrote:
> >On Thursday 14 October 2004 14:13, James Knott wrote:
> >
> >>Allen wrote:
> >>
> >>>On Thu, Oct 14, 2004 at 01:08:08AM -0500, Danny Sauer wrote:
> >>
> >>Please correct your computer clock, so that your replies don't appear
> >>before the message you're replying to. You apparently posted your
> >>message at 6:42 AM yesterday, or more than 18 hours, before Danny posted
> >>his.
> >>
> >>
> >>In this day & age, with ntp, rdate etc., there is no reason for a
> >>computer clock to be wrong.
> >
> >Funny you mention it I have been trying for three days to figure out why
> >if I set it to utc it reports the correct time but like t hours ahead, and
> >if I set it to local time it is two hours behind, and if I reboot it has a
> >mind of its own.
> >I have physically set the time to what it is now, if I open the "adjust
> >date and time " option off the clock the time is correct. I have checked
> >my BIOS and there too it is correct.
> >
> >In a nutshell it is just not a priority on my list right now but I will
> >try figure it out this weekend.
> >I must apologise for any inconvenience caused!
> >:-)
> I thought I had sent that to Allen. However, you can set your computer
> clock to either UTC or local time. In addition, there's also a setting
> for your time zone, which many people forget about. Once you have that
> sorted out, you can use ntp to keep your clock accurate. Failing that,
> I suppose you could always buy a cesium clock and plug it into your USB
> port. ;-)

I haven't set my cloick yet, it happens on Slackware and I have to set it
by hand. I'll do that in a bit here, I just woke up.

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