[ntp:questions] different times from same ntp server
brad at stop.mail-abuse.org
Wed May 25 12:28:02 UTC 2005
At 5:36 PM +0600 2005-05-25, Metal Gear wrote:
> i m having a very strange problem. the problem is that when i get time from
> clock2.redhat.com <http://clock2.redhat.com> for my windows machine then it
> is giving the correct time (according to out country's standard time) but
> when i try to syncronize my linux (redhat 9) machine from same ntp server (
> clock2.redhat.com <http://clock2.redhat.com>) then there is a time differnce
> of +1 hour. My linux machine is always one hour ahead of (standard time).
That's a timezone problem. NTP works exclusively in UTC (was
GMT), and it's up to the user-level processes to represent that time
in whatever timezone is appropriate. So, your timezone setting is
off. Check your manual.
Brad Knowles, <brad at stop.mail-abuse.org>
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