File dates on msdosfs devices

Ray Newman ray at
Wed Oct 11 22:34:02 PDT 2006

I live in Australia and hence my timezone is set to GMT+10 and
currently run FreeBSD 6.1-RELEASE.

When the CMOS clock is set to GMT:
When I mount a msdosfs device (camera etc) and examine using
ls -la The date time reported is the actual stored on the device
plus 10 hours.

When the CMOS clock is set to local time (and /etc/wall_cmos_clock
exists) this problem does not occur.

With the CMOS clock set to GMT, is there some way I can mount these
devices so that this conversion is not done?

Ray Newman
12 Oct 2006

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