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Re: Windows screws up Linux's clock

On Tue, 21 Feb 2012, Andrei POPESCU wrote:
> Windows initially gets the time from the hardware clock, but it may also 
> get the time from the internet (NTP protocol?). Since your hardware 

It's SNTP nowadays, I believe.  Windows has never been big on timekeeping.

> Of course, the registry hack should work as well, but you'll have to 
> remember to do it on the next re-install ;)

More like one should prepare a registry update file to set up some Windows
parameters to be less idiotic, and use it after every install.

Now, maybe we should provide a registry file to fix the Windows hardware
clock to UTC in our install media, and mention it in the install

  "One disk to rule them all, One disk to find them. One disk to bring
  them all and in the darkness grind them. In the Land of Redmond
  where the shadows lie." -- The Silicon Valley Tarot
  Henrique Holschuh

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