troubles with time

i made an error during LINUX installation: i choosed a wrong time (an hour in advance). How may i put all right now?

date --set='-1 hour' works, but just until the next reboot
pFaz69Asked:
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poggaCommented:
If you take a look at /etc you'll see that the file /etc/localtime is actually a symbolic link to a time file located (on redhat 6.0) in /usr/share/zoneinfo/...
All you have to do to change your timezone is remove this file and make a new symbolic link to your particular timezone.

If your problem is the actual time, then make sure that your BIOS is correct because linux gets the time from there.
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juipinhsuCommented:
Step 1:
date --set='-1 hour'

Step 2:
/sbin/clock -w


For more detail, type /sbin/clock -XXX
Some distribution may put the 'clock' to somewhere
else, search for /bin/clock,  /usr/bin/clock, /usr/sbin/clock.

Also, make sure you are not running the 'clock' program for windows, which will present you a clock on the screen.
:-)


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juipinhsuCommented:
to config to another timezone, login root and type

timeconfig

Oh. This is for Slackware Linux.  I don't know if other distribution has this script.  :-)
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