Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 455997
System time is always 2h ahead after reboot.
Last modified: 2014-03-16 23:15:24 EDT
Description of problem: I use local time (not UTC) as my system clock. I prefer
it this way. The system seems to assume that UTC clock is always on. I've set
the system like always. /etc/localtime is a copy of
/usr/share/zoneinfo/Europe/Warsaw. My /etc/sysconfig/clock file is:
Still each time I boot/reboot system time gets two hours ahead and also
incorrect (two hours ahead) time is stored in hwclock.
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install Fedora 9, set the clock as local (not UTC).
2. After instalation reboot the system.
Actual results: Each time the system clock goes 2 hours ahead and each time the
wrong time is stored to hardware clock.
Expected results: Get the proper time.
Additional info: I've noticed that /etc/rc.sysinit is different that in previous
(Fedora 8) release and does not contain the code regarding clock. I think it has
some something to do with upstart introduction. The system is Eee PC 900. I
haven't checked that issue on other systems.
What kernel are you using? Have you rebuilt it with a custom configuration?
I am using stock Fedora kernel. The version that came with installation since I
haven't managed to make madwifi work with newer versions.
Newertheles it is clearly timezone/init issue.
Additionally yesterday everything was fine but the system (BIOS) clock. It looks
like I own borked Eee PC or it is a feature of this hardware.
I'll be watching the issue and I'll update if I find something new.
The reason I asked about the kernel is to check if you're running into bug
447019 - if you've not rebuilt your kernel, or aren't using a Fedora 8 kernel,
that's unlikely to be what you're seeing. (You could try the patch anyways, of
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