incorrect times displayed
My Etch machine is displaying incorrect dates. When I first installed Etch
(as testing, 1/21/07), this was not a problem. I did not notice what
precipitated the problem. I have not reinstalled since 1/21/07 but have kept
current with updates.
My local time is US/Eastern Daylight. When it was 11:58 EDT, I called
"date". It reported
Sun Apr 22 07:58:12 EDT 2007
i.e. 4 hours earlier than local time. (Note that GMT would be 4 hours later,
At 11:30, I created a file on a flash drive. The create time was shown as
7:30. I then moved the flash drive to an old Red Hat machine that displays
times correctly. On that machine, the create time for the same file was
shown as 11:30.
I am running NTP, which is probably irrelevant.
The following, though, may be relevant:
The BIOS displays the correct local time.
tzconfig -> Your current time zone is set to US/Eastern
(rcS has not been modified since installation)
If anyone can help me to get the correct times displaying again, I'd be