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Re: Correct: System Thinks Hardware Clock is UTC




On Sun, 20 May 2018 22:42:24 +0300 Abdullah Ramazanoğlu
<ar018@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> On Sun, 20 May 2018 12:10:01 -0700 Patrick Bartek said:
> 
> > On Sat, 19 May 2018 03:52:27 +0300 Abdullah Ramazanoğlu
> > <ar018@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > 
> > > On Fri, 18 May 2018 17:13:07 -0700 Patrick Bartek said:
> > >   
> > > > I could use hwclock --set --date=<yadda yadda> with the
> > > > --localtime option, etc., to correct this but is there an
> > > > easier way?  
> > > 
> > > # dpkg-reconfigure tzdata
> > > 
> > > should do it, I think.  
> > 
> > tzdata sets the local time zone. Mine is correctly set  The
> > problem is the system "thinks" the hardware clock is set to UTC when
> > It's really set to local time. So, the time shown for my local time
> > zone is incorrect.
> > 
> > Anyway, thanks for your suggestion.
> 
> You are welcome. :)
> 
> So, your original idea of using "hwclock --set --date --localtime"
> seems to be the best way.

Simpliest fix.

> Alternatively, you might try replaying the question-answer sequence
> regarding RTC at install time.

Considered this, but just using hwclock was easier.

> ~$ dpkg -S /sbin/hwclock
> util-linux: /sbin/hwclock
> 
> Perhaps "dpkg-reconfigure util-linux" might cause the same
> install-time question be asked again (presumably along with other
> questions).

Thanks

B