Updating and displaying CMOS clock

Warren Block wblock at wonkity.com
Mon Jul 7 04:50:09 UTC 2014

On Mon, 7 Jul 2014, Victor Sudakov wrote:

> Warren Block wrote:
>>> In other words, what's the FreeBSD equivalent of the Linux
>>> "hwclock --systohc" command?
>> Offhand, I don't know.  But date(1) sets both kernel and hardware
>> clocks, so a hacky way to do that is
>>    date -v +0S
> BTW this command does not set anything, it only displays the time with
> the specified offset.

Whoops, that's true.  It would have to pipe that into another instance 
of date to actually set the date.

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