[lug] Losing Clock setting

Calvin Dodge caldodge at fpcc.net
Thu Oct 28 14:04:30 MDT 1999

> David Willcox wrote:
> Does anyone know why I keep losing my date & time settings in Linux
> 5.0 and
> 5.2 versions.
> I set it using this format:      # date 102701351999
> But on rebooting it defaults to something way off

Unlike DOS and Windows, Linux system clock settings are not
automatically plugged into the BIOS clock.  You have to use a command to
tell the computer to do just that - "/sbin/hwclock --systohc" should do
the trick.


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