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Re: Clock/Time issues



On Mon, Apr 25, 2005 at 11:51:59 -0500,
  Charles Malespin <charles malespin gmail com> wrote:
> Hi all, 
>    I am running FC3 with the newest kernel 2.6.11 but am having some
> clock issues.  Every time I boot up the clock is set back 5 hours from
> what the actual time is.  I checked the time zone and it is correct, so
> I dont know what it could be.  And this effects other things ie. gaim
> reports that people have been online 5 hours longer than they actually
> have.  Even when I go in and manually change the clock settings at root,
> gaim times arent updated...  I am fairly new to linux still so I dont
> know how/where to trouble shoot this.  Any ideas?  Thanks, 
> Charles 

This is usually caused by the bios having the clock set to local time,
but linux is assuming it is GMT.

The right way to do this is to have the BIOS clock set to GMT, but I don't
think this works well with Windows if you are dual booting the machine.


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