[CentOS] System on time
hyclak at math.ohiou.edu
Fri Nov 9 15:44:26 UTC 2007
On Fri, Nov 09, 2007 at 04:36:53PM +0100, Niki Kovacs enlightened us:
> Matt Hyclak a écrit :
> >On Fri, Nov 09, 2007 at 03:00:10PM +0100, Niki Kovacs enlightened us:
> >>To get my system on time, I usually issue these two commands:
> >># ntpdate de.pool.ntp.org
> >># hwclock -w
> >>And when I want this to be done on startup, I put the two lines in
> >>I wonder if this is an orthodox way to do things. Or is there something
> >>more appropriate?
> >chkconfig ntpd on
> >will cause ntpd to sync and start the ntp daemon every boot.
> >service ntpd start
> >will start the daemon right now.
> Hmmm. This is strange. When I use the method you described, the command
> 'date' returns 17:34. But when I stop the ntpd service and run 'ntpdate'
> manually as I described, it's 16:34 (which is right, and btw, I live in
> South France).
> I'm confused.
Sounds like a daylight savings time issue, or you have the wrong timezone
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