[ntp:questions] Re: simple time server
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
Senior Technical Consultant TAOS http://www.taos.com/
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