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Re: system time shifts after reboot



On Fri, Feb 6, 2009 at 7:01 PM, Roberto Ragusa <mail robertoragusa it> wrote:
> Anoop wrote:
>> Hi All,
>>
>> Whenever I reboot my Fedora 10 machine, the system time jumps to
>> current time + 05:30. Looks time it is jumping by timezone offset IST
>> (GMT+ 5:30). The hardware clock has the correct time after reboot
>> though. I am not using the UTC clock option.
>> Link '/etc/localtime' points to the correct timezone file and file
>> /etc/sysconfig/clock also contains the correct timezone.
>>
>> Any ideas, what might have gone wrong?
>
> What do you mean by system time?
> I mean, what is displayed in GNOME/KDE applets or what you see
> with "date" or what...
>
> Check (some things, you have already done...) the output of
>
>  date
>  date -u
>  hwclock
>  hwclock -u
>
> then have a look at
>
>  /etc/localtime
This was a soft link to '/usr/share/zoneinfo/Asia/Kolkata' on my
machine. Then I looked on another machine (Fedora 9), there
'/etc/localtime' was itself the 'Kolkota' time zone file. I copied
/etc/localtime from fedora 9 to my machine and it worked.
I am still not sure what was the issue though.

Thanks,
Anoop

>  /etc/sysconfig/clock
>  /etc/adjtime
>
> check if you have a TZ variable involved with
>
>  echo $TZ
>
> and, are you running ntpd?
>
>   /etc/init.d/ntpd status
>
> if yes, what does it say when you do
>
>  ntpq -p
>
> These problems are often caused by something wrong in one place
> and "fixing" it in the wrong one is very easy.
>
> Please consider switching to UTC for your hardware clock. It is
> better (I know, if you also boot Windows you can't).
>
> I adventurously guess that you have a wrong timezone setting somewhere
> and running ntpdate on boot.
>
> Best regards.
> --
>   Roberto Ragusa    mail at robertoragusa.it
>


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