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Re: time

On Thu, 27 Aug 1998, Ralph Winslow wrote:

> Since installing hamm, I've been unable to get my time to work
> properly.  I want my cmos clock to keep GMT or Zulu or UTC or
> whatever and have the date command show EDT.  The attached shows
> the output of the date command set to EDT which as I understand
> it should be GMT + 4 at this time of year, and the hwclock --show
> output with only a two hour difference.  I'm puzzeled and
> chagrined.  /etc/init.d/boot contains GMT="-u" BTW.

Look in /etc/default/rcS, set GMT="-u", make sure /etc/timezone is valid,
sync your clock with 'netdate va.debian.org' then set your cmos clock with
hwclock --utc --systohc 


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