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Re: reset date and time



On Thu, 22 Sep 2005, Ben Stringer wrote:

On Thu, 2005-09-22 at 16:39 +1000, Yuandan Zhang wrote:

Your settings look fine here. Same as mine, except I am in Melbourne.

Try (as root):

hwclock --debug

and post the results.

It may be the problem specific to your hardware stopping you setting the
clock.

Also, if you run "hwclock" by itself, does it display the correct time?

You can see the commands executed at shutdown (including the syncing of
the hardware clock) in /etc/init.d/halt if this is helpful in debugging
your problem.

Cheers, Ben

hwclock --debug produced NO error message

That's good, but posting the results (output) will make it easier to
work out what the problem is.

Also, what is in /etc/sysconfig/clock?

Also, do you have the latest selinux-policy-targeted update installed?

Also, what happens when you enter "setenforce 0" and then issue the hwclock command or go through the shutdown?



looked at the /etc/init.d/halt script,
the command or process is

 /sbin/hwclock --systohc --localtime

the command line run of this command is ok
but during halt, it failt, showing

Syncing hardware clock to system time     [FAILED]

i want to try set time in the bios, what key to trigger bios setup?

Depends on your BIOS, usually "DEL" or "F2" shortly after the PC is
booted.

Cheers, Ben




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		Matthew Saltzman

Clemson University Math Sciences
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