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Old 02-07-04, 02:30 AM
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Site clock update?

Can we get an adjustment on the clock? Appears to be about 7 minutes slow.
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Old 02-07-04, 03:11 PM
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Old 03-10-04, 09:37 AM
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Geoff, we are running about 5-6 minutes behind.
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Old 03-10-04, 12:41 PM
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Old 04-03-04, 12:01 PM
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We are about 4 minutes off now Geoff.

I hope this bug (if that is what it is) will be fixed on the new version.
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Wait, you mean today isn't 4/3/98?
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Old 04-03-04, 08:49 PM
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[checks vcr] Nope, it's 12:00.
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Sounds like someone needs NTP
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Old 04-06-04, 04:41 PM
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Or at least a new battery on the motherboard
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Old 04-06-04, 06:14 PM
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Looks like it's on time for me
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Old 04-14-04, 08:46 PM
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Clock is 1 1/2 minutes off.
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Old 04-15-04, 10:13 PM
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Just set the thing to the atomic clock in Boulder and be done w/ it.





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Old 04-17-04, 09:53 AM
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About 1 hours too fast.
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Old 04-17-04, 10:13 AM
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Originally posted by eedoon
About 1 hours too fast.
Daylight Savings Time.

You forgot to spring ahead.

Or you live in certain parts of Indiana.

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I don't know what the deal is with a coupla minutes. This thing ain't an alarm clock.
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Old 04-18-04, 08:53 AM
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Its about 2-3 minutes slow again. Geoff: You probably don't want to be an NTP time server, but you ought to look at SNTP or NISTime or something like that to set it 1-2 times per day and lock it to atomic clock in Boulder.

As to the one hour, the system seems to use "fake GMT." Real GMT (properly UTC) does not advance in the summertime, everybody changes their offset to GMT. "GMT" as observed here does seem to advance in the summer, so US timezones maintain their fixed (five hours for Eastern) offset to the clock. For people who really want GMT, live in the southern hemisphere, don't go on daylight time or do so on a non-US schedule, it is off by an hour. For Americans on DST, it is correct (to nearest hour).
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Old 04-18-04, 11:17 AM
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It's off ~1m 51s.

Is that really a problem?
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Old 04-18-04, 11:30 AM
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Originally posted by Wizdar
Daylight Savings Time.

You forgot to spring ahead.

Or you live in certain parts of Indiana.

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I don't know what the deal is with a coupla minutes. This thing ain't an alarm clock.
Well, I'm not in the US. The time here supposed to be GMT +7, but the site clock appears to be GMT +8.
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OK I think it's all taken care of, and I've installed a script to try to keep it up to date.
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Old 04-18-04, 02:40 PM
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Originally posted by eedoon
Well, I'm not in the US. The time here supposed to be GMT +7, but the site clock appears to be GMT +8.
See my remarks above on "fake GMT." The system clock actually observes DST using North American rules (first Sunday of April, last Sunday of October). If you don't observe DST, you'd have to change your GMT offset in your "profile" twice a year.
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Old 04-19-04, 01:25 AM
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Originally posted by OldDude
See my remarks above on "fake GMT." The system clock actually observes DST using North American rules (first Sunday of April, last Sunday of October). If you don't observe DST, you'd have to change your GMT offset in your "profile" twice a year.
That explains. Thanks.
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Old 04-27-04, 07:14 PM
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Originally posted by gkleinman
OK I think it's all taken care of, and I've installed a script to try to keep it up to date.
Script seems to be working great. Looks like this is our last "Update the Clock" thread ever.
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Old 04-28-04, 10:12 AM
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Looks like this is our last "Update the Clock" thread ever.
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