[jhb_airlines] Re: BIOS clock quirk

  • From: "Paul Reynolds" <paul@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <jhb_airlines@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 10 Oct 2006 20:10:03 +0100

Remembering those dim and distant Uni. lectures inclines me to think Bones
is right.  Dates are hard-wired from a core date with Windoze etc. having a
look-up table for buried somewhere among it's dll's which is used for time
zones.

Paul

-----Original Message-----
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[mailto:jhb_airlines-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Bones
Sent: 10 October 2006 19:59
To: jhb_airlines@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [jhb_airlines] Re: BIOS clock quirk


Only the OS on my system. BIOS seems to be a fixed value.

bones

-----Original Message-----
From: jhb_airlines-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
[mailto:jhb_airlines-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Mike Lucas
Sent: 10 October 2006 20:47
To: jhb_airlines@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [jhb_airlines] BIOS clock quirk


A few months ago I upgraded one of my PCs, including new mobo. Everything
hunky-dory.

Some days ago I became aware that the clock on my Win2K setup was an hour
slow.  It took a couple of resets before it twigged that the BIOS clock must
have gone back by an hour - I checked and confirmed this to be the case.  I
wonder whose summer time adjustment happens in September? - Taiwan maybe, if
the mobo was made there.  Come to think of it, does the BIOS clock usually
reset for summer time changes, or is it only the O/S clock?

Mike L








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