day light saving time happened today

Fbsd8 fbsd8 at
Tue Mar 12 00:45:22 UTC 2013

Jerry wrote:
> On Mon, 11 Mar 2013 09:18:23 -0500
> Noel articulated:
>> On 3/11/2013 7:49 AM, Fbsd8 wrote:
>>> Even though the system is now on DST the date command still
>>> displays EDT. Does the date command ever show DST?
>> EDT = Eastern Daylight Time timezone
>> not to be confused with
>> EST = Eastern Standard Time timezone
>> not to be confused with
>> DST = daylight savings time, not a timezone, never shown on a
>> computer.
>> Your system correctly switched to daylight savings time, as verified
>> by the EDT timezone indicator.  Most likely the clock was already an
>> hour slow before the time change.
> Just wondering, but do you have NTP running to keep the time accurate?
but I do run ntpd -q a few times a year to keep the tine accurate.

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