setting the system time

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webster5

setting the system time

Postby webster5 » 18 Aug 2005, 23:28

One problem is that sysresccd assumes your local clock is
using UTC/GMT time. This is not normally the case
for me, as my clock is almost always going to be
using local time.

This has negative implications should you need to
create or write to files on a local hard drive.

Ideally there would be a prompt which
asks whether the clock is using local time or UTC time,
and also to prompt for what the local timezone is.

budee
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Postby budee » 06 Apr 2009, 17:48

Well, one solution is to build a custom systemrescuecd[1], and change the line
CLOCK="UTC"
to
CLOCK="local"
in
/etc/conf.d/clock

Another solution would be to execute the following command after each boot:

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/sbin/hwclock --hctosys --localtime


Hope it helps, have a nice day,
Bud

[1] http://www.sysresccd.org/Sysresccd-manu ... emRescueCd


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