nbs at sonic.net
Mon Nov 4 21:23:45 PST 2002
On Mon, Nov 04, 2002 at 09:13:32PM -0800, Sue Bennett wrote:
> I am puzzled. I have my machine set up as a dual bootable
> machine with Windows and Linux. Why did I have to boot up under
> Windows in order for Linux to realize that daylight savings time
> had ended? The only thing I can think of is that since the
> machine was initially set up under Windows, and therefore
> Windows has the lower disk space that the system (hardware)
> clock is controlled by Windows. If Linux had been the initial
> OS would Linux then control the system clock?
I noticed that my machine at work wasn't set right (it was an hour ahead).
I chalked it up to the fact that it wasn't turned on when the time changed,
cuz some random cow-orker shut the machine down some time last week while
I was out. (And ungracefully, at that!)
A quick run of "ntpdate" got things straight.
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