Re: system time - thank you
If the adjtime file doesn't exist, the default is local time.
and why not utc ?
Bob Proulx wrote:
daniele pendenza wrote:
By the way a question arises: why the default in (*) is localtime ...
It seems that when I first wrote the post the system '/etc/default/rcS'
has been configured with 'UTC=yes' ... mmm ... odd, isnt it ? ;)
The default is whatever was last used to set the clock.
If you specify neither --utc nor --localtime, the
default is whichever was specified the last time hwclock
was used to set the clock (i.e. hwclock was successfully
run with the --set, --systohc, or --adjust options),
as recorded in the adjtime file. If the adjtime file
doesn't exist, the default is local time.
If it appeared that the default for you was localtime then the last
time hwclock was used to set the clock must have been told to be