[ntp:questions] ntpd oddness

Serge Bets serge.bets at NOSPAM.laposte.invalid
Fri Apr 4 09:30:23 UTC 2008


Hello John,

 On Tuesday, April 1, 2008 at 20:18:19 +0000, John Oliver wrote:

> timezone --utc GMT/London

I don't know this tool, but the correct timezone name could rather be
Europe/London, no?


> [joliver at 0123456789-VCS ~]$ date
> Tue Apr  1 21:05:09 GMT 2008
>
> [joliver at 0123456789-VCS ~]$ /sbin/hwclock
> Tue 01 Apr 2008 09:05:39 PM GMT  -0.323329 seconds
>
> Why is my hardware clock 12 hours off from the system clock?

Because you were unfortunate enough to check it on April 1st in the
afternoon. Check it again in the morning of a normal day, and you'll
see The Light. ;-)


Serge.
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