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Re: (solved) Re: jessie and stretch time problem

On 2018-10-13, Brian <ad44@cityscape.co.uk> wrote:
> On Sat 13 Oct 2018 at 09:03:44 -0500, David Wright wrote:
>> On Sat 13 Oct 2018 at 07:27:57 (+0000), Long Wind wrote:
>> > Thank Teemu Likonen!
>> > You are right. My stretch and jessie think differently about hardware clock.
>> > i run "timedatectl set-local-rtc 1", it should be ok for both now.
>> > though there's warning, i think it's ok
>> Because China doesn't use Daylight Savings Time nowadays, your choice
>> between UTC and local time is less important than for most as your
>> clock doesn't have to be changed twice a year.
> Never knew this, I hope DST and China come up in a pub quiz!
Me neither. What surprised me, though, is that China has no time zones,
either (though it covers over 60 degrees of longitude).

UTC+8 everywhere.

Apparently Mao made the decision in 1949 to put everyone on Beijing
Time (and into those cunning little tunics).

>> For everyone else, it makes a lot more sense to use UTC for the real
>> time clock. Also, judging by my experience on this dual-booting
> For Debian (all we care about), UTC time set in the bios is the way to
> go. Its always worked for me.

"Now she understood that Anna could not have been in lilac, and that her charm
was just that she always stood out against her attire, that her dress could
never be noticeable on her." Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina 

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