On Sun, 25 Nov 2001 20:22:49 GMT, Charles Sullivan
>> I am dual-booting Red Hat 7.0 with Windows 98. I've recently noticed
>> that even though I use the 'date' command to set the time that when I
>> boot up, Linux is showing the wrong time, eg if it's 1pm, Linux shows it
>> as 6am.
>> Anyone have any idea what is wrong?
>The Linux system time you set with 'date' needs to be written to the
>hardware clock, otherwise it is forgotten when you reboot. As root,
># hwclock --systohc
>Also, since you are dual-booting with Win 98, make sure Linux is
>NOT configured to use GMT. As root, run:
Ah, that jogged a memory cell. I booted into Win98 and changed the
time there, and made sure not to use GMT in Linux. Now it works again.