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Bug 4576 - timetool does not detect system using UTC for hardware clock
Summary: timetool does not detect system using UTC for hardware clock
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: timetool
Version: 6.0
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: David Lawrence
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Reported: 1999-08-17 18:13 UTC by scottk
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:37 UTC (History)
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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 1999-08-17 21:12:41 UTC

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Description scottk 1999-08-17 18:13:54 UTC
On a system where the hardware clock is set to UTC, using
timetool to set the time will cause the incorrect time to be
written to the hardware clock (it will be set to the local

Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 1999-08-17 18:33:59 UTC
Use timeconfig to denote whether the system clock is in
UTC or localtime...

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