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Re: system time - thank you

On Thu, Sep 20, 2007 at 01:14:16PM +0200, daniele pendenza wrote:
> Just to make it clear to everyone interested - also in the future :
> 1 - 'hwclock --show' :  reads  by its own the content of '/etc/adjtime' 
> (if this file does not exist the dafault(*) is localtime) to understand 
> if the RTC is in UTC or LOCALTIME than it shows, after a conversion if 
> necessary, the time in localtime.
> >  
> >>If all that I wrote is correct : why the command ' hwclock --show 
> >>--localtime' shows me the UTC time and 'hwclock --show --utc' shows me 
> >>the localtime ?

That is all very well for some.  My Acer Aspire with etch responds to
all hwclock queries with this:

select() to /dev/rtc to wait for clock tick timed out

But it seems to work just the same... 


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