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SubjectRe: The ext3 way of journalling
On Wed, 9 Jan 2008 07:25:56 -0500
Theodore Tso <tytso@MIT.EDU> wrote:

> On Wed, Jan 09, 2008 at 10:54:11AM +0100, Martin Schwidefsky wrote:
> > On Jan 8, 2008 7:15 PM, Theodore Tso <tytso@mit.edu> wrote:
> > > That will fix the this issue. The problem you are facing is that
> > > you have your hardware clock set to ticking localtime, instead of
> > > GMT. Windows ticks localtime, which is a mistake carried over
> > > from the 1970's and MS-DOS. Ticking localtime has all sorts of
> > > problems, among which is if you reboot around the transition
> > > between Summer Time (or Daylight Savings Time, depending on your
> > > contry) and normal time, the OS has no idea whether the DST
> > > adjustment has been applied or not.
> >
> > Actually you can force Windows to accept a hardware clock in UTC:
> > HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE/SYSTEMCurrentControlSetControl/TimeZoneInformation/RealTimeIsUniversal
>
> Oh, so cool!!! Do you know off hand what version of Windows started
> honoring that registry setting?
>
> And what do you set that registry value to? Just a boolean "true"?
>
> Now, how to convince Ubuntu to put this in their FAQ so I stop having
> their ahhh, less than clueful dual-booting Windows users who happen to
> live in Europe stop submitting bugs on this issue....

According to http://www.cl.cam.ac.uk/~mgk25/mswish/ut-rtc.html it's
been there since Windows NT, but it is more or less broken in all newer
versions.

Michal


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