[CentOS] Strange issue with system time being off

Thu Aug 9 21:32:00 UTC 2012
Russell Jones <arjones85 at gmail.com>

On Thu, Aug 9, 2012 at 4:30 PM,  <m.roth at 5-cent.us> wrote:
> Russell Jones wrote:
>>> Here's a question: run hwclock, then, when you reboot, go into the BIOS,
>>> and see what the time is.
>> Thanks Mark. "hwclock" showed the right time before reboot. After
>> reboot, entering BIOS it still showed the correct local time. After
>> the server came up, "date" is slow by 5 hours.
> Hmmm... and the BIOS doesn't have something that says use GMT? If not,
> sounds like there's a configuration file *somewhere* that's saying use
> GMT.
> I'm out of here for the day. See if something comes to mind tonight....
>       mark

Nope, no timezone configuration options at all. Like I said, very
strange. Usually time just "works" on a box.

Thanks for the help