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Re: silly question - what is the rawhide/9beta+ way to set my timezone



On Tue, 2008-04-08 at 16:09 -0700, Andrew Farris wrote:
> Matthew Saltzman wrote:
> > On Tue, 2008-04-08 at 05:58 -0700, Andrew Farris wrote:
> > 
> >> You can set a registry key in windows that sets it to use universal time as well 
> >> for the hardware clock, then you don't get that constant fight between them.
> > 
> > Sorry, I know it's OT[1], but could you tell how to set that?  
> 
> > I've always just used GMT as the timezone in Windows and turned off the
> > DST flag, but having a UTC HW clock and local time in Windows would be a
> > convenience.
> > 
> > [1] Maybe not, as it's relevant to dual booting...
> 
> I think its on topic as thats a very annoying issue to deal with while 
> dualbooting which is supported. ;)
> 
> The registry string that does it is 'RealTimeIsUniversal' in the following.  I 
> keep this enter key in a .reg file and merge it all whenever I reinstall a 
> machine.  When it is merged in and the time set (I still let windows update time 
> via ntp) the machine boots with the correct time in both OSes.
> 
> [...]

Thanks!

One more question:  Do you (or does anyone on the list) know if running
the raw XP installation in VMware handles the time correctly with these
settings?

> 
> 
-- 
                Matthew Saltzman

Clemson University Math Sciences
mjs AT clemson DOT edu
http://www.math.clemson.edu/~mjs


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