Re: how to change date of system
Aneurin Price wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 12, 2008 at 3:33 PM, H.S. <email@example.com> wrote:
>> lee wrote:
>>> On Wed, 12 Nov 2008 18:31:07 +0530
>>> Raj Kiran Grandhi <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>>>> Just curious, what is the reason for setting BIOS time to GMT instead
>>>> of localtime? It is simpler using localtime when I have wake on RTC
>>>> alarm enabled.
>>> It's supposed to make it easier to deal with daylight saving times.
>> I have set my BIOS clock to local time mainly because I run a dual boot
>> machine (Windows and Linux). For me, day light saving time changes occur
>> seamlessly (Debian Testing, but I don't it matters which distro is being
> How do you prevent both Linux and Windows from attempting to correct the time
> for DST, and ending up an hour out? Do you just tell one of them not to change
> the clock, and live with it being wrong until you boot into the other one?
Interesting. I haven't had this situation yet, AFAIR. I will try to note
what happens when I boot in to Windows next (haven't done that since the
last DST change).
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