[CentOS] date differs permanent some 3450 sec.

Fri Mar 13 13:52:13 UTC 2009
Andrew Hull <list at racc2000.com>

> If your hwclock stores local time and your BIOS adjusts it for DST  
> that would cause a 3600 second time difference or if your hwclock  
> stores UTC and the BIOS adds an hour to that...
> Turn off any BIOS DST adjust feature if it's enabled.

OP: Did the problem start when DST took affect?

If not, then the theory that DST hardware/software features/bugs seems 
to be invalidated. Of course, the inverse could be true as well.