Time not wanting to change

Bob Bomar bob at ibsd.us
Mon Jul 11 13:39:27 GMT 2005

On Mon, Jul 11, 2005 at 01:34:36PM +0000, Warren wrote:
> im running  FreeBSD5.4-STABLE
> For some damn reason my Clock in KDE reads the correct time but yet my system 
> base time when doing a uname -a outputs to UTC time and not AEST.  i have run 
> rdate and other programs and not one of them manages to fix the time, i even 
> checked BIOS, i even (gasp) stuck a windows hdd in this machine and it ran 
> the correct time.
> So my question is .. why wont it change the time and what is there that i can 
> use to force it to use the correct time.

What is /etc/localtime set to?  Try:

ln -s /usr/share/zoneinfo/<ZONEFILE> /etc/localtime

/etc/localtime controls what timezone the system uses, KDE uses
something different.

Bob Bomar
bob at ibsd.us
FreeBSD: The Power to Serve

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