BUG: system time is wrong in FC4

akonstam at trinity.edu akonstam at trinity.edu
Mon Aug 8 21:23:28 UTC 2005

On Mon, Aug 08, 2005 at 10:20:32AM -0500, Robert Nichols wrote:
> Florin Andrei wrote:
> >Please have a look at this bug report...
> >
> >https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=164711
> >
> >...then look at your system and see if it has the same problem.
> >Essentially, unless ntpdate succeeds, the system time gets set wrong.
> >Even then, if ntpdate runs fine, some applications (Postfix maybe) 
> >still
> >remain on a different time setting.
> >
> >E.g. look at the system logs immediately after a reboot - you will see 
> >a
> >big jump in the timestamps after ntp kicks in.
> >
> >If your system has the same problem, please add your observations to 
> >the
> >bug report.
> During boot, /etc/rc.d/rc.sysinit should be making the time zone
> adjustment.  Be sure your /etc/sysconfig/clock contains the correct
> time zone setting and a line:
>      UTC=false
> -- 
Or as has been pointed out before if selinux is enabled hwclock
the program that synchronizes the system clock with the hardware
clock does not work properly. What does your hardware clock say?


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