[ntp:questions] Re: simple time server

Darren Dunham ddunham at redwood.taos.com
Fri Aug 4 21:36:04 UTC 2006

Richard B. Gilbert <rgilbert88 at comcast.net> wrote:
>> By constrast, a Windows clock keeps local
>> time.  If you transport a Windows computer from Los Angeles to New
>> York, you normally tell the kernel to change its clock by 3 hours.  If
>> you transport a Unix system, you don't.  You just tell the various
>> programs that report the kernel's time that you'd like to see it in
>> EST now.

> Maybe YOU reset the Windows clock that way.  Windows does have the 
> facility to specify a time zone and at least some of us use that 
> facility to set the correct time zone for the zone we happen to be in.

I believe "specify a time zone" and "tell the kernel to change its
clock" are equivalent on Windows.  Yes?

Darren Dunham                                           ddunham at taos.com
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