Walt Mankowski on 16 Feb 2009 13:13:21 -0800

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Re: [PLUG] time is off (exactly 5 hours)

On Mon, Feb 16, 2009 at 02:43:45PM -0500, Ron Kaye wrote:
> have a linux issue.
> RHEL 5 server (ESX host vm)-  time is set correctly in bios, ntp.conf is 
> configured with our windows time servers (correct time), ntpd is running.
> my time is 5 hours off. (shows 9am, not 2pm)
> #date           shows 9am when it is 2pm
> #hwclock    shows 9am when it is 2pm
> build cd came from UK
> wondering if GMT is somewhere overriding my EST
> open to advice

On a Linux box what you generally want to do is set the bios time to
GMT and then set your local time zone with tzconfig.

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