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Re: DST, will Fedora change the time on the fly?



Matthew Saltzman wrote:
> I have the hardware clock (and Linux) set to UTC.  I have the Windows
> timezone set to GMT with the DST conversion turned off.  (You need to do
> this for *every* windows user!)  Then Linux always does the right thing,
> and Windows always leaves the clock alone.  And file timestamps are
> always correct in both systems, in case you cross-mount filesystems.
> 
> The only disadvantage is that when Windows is running, it displays GMT
> with no DST adjustment.  So you need to adjust the clock mentally or
> wear a watch (or carry a phone or PDA).

There's actually an option somewhere in the registry to make Winblow$ use
UTC for the hardware clock while still displaying the local time. It's
hidden because some broken apps don't work properly with that setting.

        Kevin Kofler


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