Re: KDE clock showing 1 hour ahead
On Sat, 09 Jun 2007 20:56:03 +0100
andy <email@example.com> wrote:
> andy wrote:
> > Andrew M.A. Cater wrote:
> >> As root
> >> tzconfig
> >> Set the time to UTC (probably under 12 - other time zones)
> >> hwclock --systohc
> >> Set the BIOS clock to UTC
> >> In KDE, set the clock to use local time zone and point that at
> >> Europe/London
> >> Hope this helps,
> >> Andy
> > Thanks Andy
> > I sudo tzconfig and adjusted it specifically to Europe/London then
> > entered sudo hwclock --systohc and after a pause got a message back
> > "select() to /dev/rtc to wait for clock tick timed out"
> > I rebooted the machine, and saw the same message in the closing
> > messages when it reached the point about saving system time. Checked
> > in the BIOS, which is giving the correct time. Loaded KDE and went to
> > configure the clock and it still reports TZ as Guernsey. I ran
> > tzconfig again and this time it reported /Europe/London.
> > Unfortunately, the clock is still 1 hour ahead, despite this.
> Some additional info on this. It would appear that it is a bug in Ubuntu
> Dapper ( linux-source-2.6.15 ):
> "Dapper seems unable to read or set my RTC on an IBM/Lenovo X60 thinkpad.
> The BIOS shows the hardware clock to be several hours different to the
> Linux clock." This is as far as the similarity goes though.
> It also looks like Dell laptops have kicked up a series of related
> errors, but my wife's machine is not a Dell.
> I'd want to post this as a bug, but I don't get the impression that many
> others are experiencing this fault. If it is related to the RTC, I have
> no idea how to fix that up.
There's been a discussion of this issue for several years already in
the Debian BTS:
> Any clues?
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