[ale] Setting the date/time
robertheaven at mediaone.net
Wed Apr 4 20:18:08 EDT 2001
Personally, I use:
ntpdate -bu rolex.peachnet.edu
Of course this assumes you are connected to the Internet at the time.
> Ok, here is your laughter for today. What is the proper syntax for setting
> the date and time? I've read the man pages, etc. and nothing seems to
> work. We just switched to daylight savings time, and for some reason my
> server didn't follow. I just realized it today. :< Anyway, the man page
> says to issue a "date --set=MMDDhhmm" so, wouldn't that be something like
> "date --set=04040808" for April 4 at 8:08am ?? I've tried adding the
> century on the end, etc, nothing works. Why is setting the time so hard?
> - Gary
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