Re: 2.6.37 and other things.
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- Subject: Re: 2.6.37 and other things.
- From: Geert Uytterhoeven <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Tue, 1 Mar 2011 08:58:32 +0100
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On Mon, Feb 28, 2011 at 23:54, Scott Holder <email@example.com> wrote:
> On 2/28/2011 5:45 PM, Thorsten Glaser wrote:
>> I think that distributions run hwclock, check filesystems,
>> then run hwclock again, even. But, see above, it may not
>> be enough. I seem to recall an answer from that discussion
>> simply saying to “fix your clock”, so, it may be the kernel
>> that needs to set the correct time (and timezone).
>> Does the MacOS store the timezone, anyway?
> Timezone is one of the things stored in the Mac PRAM, at least on the older
> boxes we're worried about. My two main 68k Macs both have dead batteries,
> which means it gets reset every unplug. Pain and a half.
So can't you hack MacOS to consider the RTC in UTC, cfr. the unixclock
utility for AmigaOS? I would be surprised if no one would have done that yet...
Geert Uytterhoeven -- There's lots of Linux beyond ia32 -- firstname.lastname@example.org
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