Bug 4576 - timetool does not detect system using UTC for hardware clock
timetool does not detect system using UTC for hardware clock
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: timetool (Show other bugs)
6.0
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: David Lawrence
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Reported: 1999-08-17 14:13 EDT by scottk
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 1999-08-17 17:12:41 EDT
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Description scottk 1999-08-17 14:13:54 EDT
On a system where the hardware clock is set to UTC, using
timetool to set the time will cause the incorrect time to be
written to the hardware clock (it will be set to the local
time).
Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 1999-08-17 14:33:59 EDT
Use timeconfig to denote whether the system clock is in
UTC or localtime...

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