[ubuntu-uk] Odd behaviour of system clock
john at technolalia.org
Wed May 16 01:35:59 BST 2007
I C McNab wrote:
> I recently set up a dual boot system with Fiesty and WinXP on separate
> drives. (Previously, I've used various versions of Ubuntu as the only
> OS on a laptop and a desktop.) I've just noticed on the dual boot
> system that when I restart XP after using Ubuntu the system clock
> appears to have lost an hour. (I guess it could be resetting to GMT,
> and losing the BST adjustment.) The Ubuntu clock is fine.
> Has anyone had a similar experience? Is there a fix - apart from
> manually resetting the time (or never using that other OS!)?
This is a known problem; Ubuntu presumes your system clock is set to
UTC; windows presumes it to be local time.
Solution is to tell Ubuntu to take system clock as local time:
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