Alexander Farber writes: > Actually I already seem to have the correct timezone file, > but why is the time wrong? > > > afarber at CentOS-60-64-minimal:~> sudo diff > /usr/share/zoneinfo/Europe/Berlin /etc/localtime > > afarber at CentOS-60-64-minimal:~> date > Wed Oct 5 00:35:39 CEST 2011 > > Should I: > > chkconfig ntp on > service ntp start > > Or is the reasone elsewhere? > > Sorry for the basic questions, I'm new to CentOS 6 ntp will change the time in small increments only. If there's a big gap, and if you can live with a big jump, set the time manually and then enable ntp. Also check out system-config-date-1.9.60-1.el6.noarch.rpm.