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Re: daylight savings / time zone issue

On 2009-11-01 10:54 +0100, Sven Joachim wrote:

> On 2009-11-01 10:33 +0100, Stan Hoeppner wrote:
>> It appears to be correct now.  One question though... shouldn't my
>> hwclock be set to UTC, which in my case would be 6 hours difference?
>> Below shows only one hour...
>> greer:/# date
>> Sun Nov  1 03:32:06 CST 2009
>> greer:/# hwclock
>> Sun Nov  1 04:32:10 2009  -0.917266 seconds
> It is not documented in the manpage, but running hwclock without
> arguments seems to be equivalent to using the "--show" option, and that
> always displays local time even if your clock runs on UTC.

While that is correct in itself, it does mean that there should be _no_
difference in the time that "date" and "hwclock" report.  Your problem
is that you're not actually using UTC.


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