[Smaug] Daylight Savings Time

Anthony Ettinger anthony at chovy.com
Thu Feb 22 16:56:51 PST 2007


On 2/22/07, Rohan Sheth <ronashet at ucsc.edu> wrote:
> I remember when a one of my gentoo machines lost track of time once.
> the MySQL server on it got fairly upset and began to have what I later
> called a "corruption parade."  Since then...I run ntpd =)
>
> --Rohan
>
> On Thu, 22 Feb 2007 15:11:57 -0800
> cerise at armory.com wrote:
>
> > That works too -- My cron kicks off an rdate -s -u time.nist.gov every
> > evening.
> >
> > You could use NTP for the same purpose, but I can't stomach the idea
> > of a daemon for the purpose.  ; )
> >
> > -Phil/CERisE
> >
> > On Thu, Feb 22, 2007 at 03:10:17PM -0800, orbit wrote:
> > > I sent this off yesterday but neglected to hit 'Reply-All' and so
> > > missed the list.
> > >
> > > Perhaps the Internet Time Servers might be something to consider to
> > > keep yer compute always on time:
> > >
> > > http://ntp.isc.org/bin/view/Main/WebHome
> > >
> > > Cheers,


I have NTP running and just did a system upgrade, I did notice that on
boot just about every startup script in /etc/init.d gives an error
about the file modification time being in the future.



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