SweRaspUser
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Set date and time

Wed Jul 18, 2012 6:29 am

Running Arch Linux. Tried to set date and time with date -s "18 JUL 2012 08:10:00" but it is 1970 again after restart.

jamesh
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Re: Set date and time

Wed Jul 18, 2012 7:37 am

The Raspi has no battery RTC so the clock is reset on each reboot.
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SweRaspUser
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Re: Set date and time

Wed Jul 18, 2012 8:16 am

Is there anyway of setting the correct time through ntp or other ways at boot time ?

pepedog
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Re: Set date and time

Wed Jul 18, 2012 9:10 am

No, but there is a way to get clock nearer to the mark
http://www.raspberrypi.org/phpBB3/viewt ... 170#p56170

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