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On Saturday 11 February 2006 23:14, Mark Knecht wrote:
> I think the only thing I'm not clear about here is what is actually in
> the hardware clock? If I keep time in UTC then when date tells me 4PM
> is the hardware clock holding midnight? (I'm in CA - offset is 8
the hardware clock is what you set in your bios.
> Can I check this somehow, like going into BIOS?
yes, that is exactly where it is sitting.
> Right now I've set the clock back to UTC and rebooted. This is what I
> see now. It has the 8 hour offset:
please don't forget to remove /etc/adjtime if you change settings.
In fact, it does not hurt to remove it regularly, especially if you add
ntp-client to your default runlevel.
> OK, for now anyway this seems to be the solution. I have never run
> ntp-client. For whatever reason I've never required it. It seems that
> some set of recent updates - ntp or whatever - have now started
> requirign that I run it. With this turned on my AMD64 machine is
> within a second (the speed at twhich I can hit enter in two
> terminals...) of my wife's Gentoo 32-bit machine.
some time ago, you installed ntp, and you run it and it was ok.
today ntpd is the server daemon, for syncronizing several machines of a
network, ntp-client the part, that sets your clock.
please run ntp-client and forget ntpd.
> Thanks Duncan! As usual your answers are very through and well
and sometimes he is wrong, but his postings are so long that most people don't
bother to search for the errors.
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