Regular verses Daylight Savings Time
rnb at aecom.yu.edu
Tue Apr 23 11:16:01 CDT 2002
Actually NTP syncs to UTC -- it doesn't deal with daylight savings. The
conversion to local wall clock time is done by library routines.
I don't know the answer either -- I believe it has to do with the
settings in /etc/localtime (which is binary data). Normally this is set
during the system setup -- I don't know how to modify it subsequently.
(man tzfile talks about it from a technical standpoint).
From: linux-poweredge-admin at dell.com
[mailto:linux-poweredge-admin at dell.com] On Behalf Of
Matt_Domsch at dell.com
Sent: Tuesday, April 23, 2002 11:46 AM
To: KZander at commpartners.com
Cc: linux-poweredge at dell.com
Subject: RE: Regular verses Daylight Savings Time
> My 1400 server with RedHat 7.2 seems not to have recognized
> the switch to
> Daylight Savings Time. Do I have to go into the BIOS to set
> the time? Did
> I maybe miss something when setting up RedHat 7.2? I do not
> recall having this problem with RedHat 6.2.
I use ntpd to keep the time synchronized. That worked great! (The BIOS
doesn't know about time zones or daylight savings time.)
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