keeping clocks synced on a dual boot machine

Erik Trulsson ertr1013 at
Mon Aug 25 14:40:34 UTC 2008

On Mon, Aug 25, 2008 at 10:12:22AM -0400, Aryeh Friedman wrote:
> I have a dual boot machine and if I set the Vista clock to the local
> time then no matter what I do on the fbsd side (via tzsetup) forces
> fbsd to report local time instead of GMT and vice versa (if fbsd is
> local then vista is GMT).   How can I get them to agree?

By using the adjkerntz(8) utility on FreeBSD.

I think it is automatically run at startup and then should look
for the existence of the file /etc/wall_cmos_clock to determine
if the clock is running at local time or UTC.  (At least according
to the manpage.)

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Erik Trulsson
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