How to coordinate the clock when dual-booting with Windows

Grizzly Real_Grizz_Adams at yahoo.co.uk
Sun Dec 10 20:59:07 UTC 2017


10 December 2017  at 15:52, Colin Law wrote:
Re: How to coordinate the clock whe (at least in part)

>On 10 December 2017 at 15:45, Liam Proven <lproven at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> On 10 December 2017 at 10:42, Colin Law <clanlaw at gmail.com> wrote:
>> >
>> > The clock is not normally an issue when dual booting.
>>
>> It bally well is for me!
>>
>> E.g. if it's set to local time, both OSes move the system clock
>> forward or backwards when daylight savings times begins or ends,
>> resulting in a 2h discrepancy.
>>
>> My solution: minimize use of Windows. I boot it a couple of times a
>> year, if that, normally.
>>
>
>Interesting, I have never seen that. I assumed the system clock was in UTC,
>and so would not change with DST.  You may be right about that though, I
>have no evidence either way. However I would have thought it would re-sync
>the next time ntpdate or whatever it is that does the auto timesync ran.

Its on a tab in date/time that not many people visit, default is off



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