Date & Time will not stay

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Re: Date & Time will not stay

Postby Spectre660 » Wed Dec 20, 2017 9:12 pm

That would no be correct unless all keyboards and KVM's caused a problem.
I use an A-Eon AmigaOne keyboard do not any problems. But dont use a KVM.

esc wrote:Stepping back a bit - I could have sworn someone mentioned this was an issue with KVM switch and/or certain USB keyboards. If that's the case, and we consider that to be a defect, that would mean _all_ of these boards are defective, no?
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Re: Date & Time will not stay

Postby nbache » Thu Dec 21, 2017 12:56 am

appturk wrote:Well I have read all and nothing stated by anyone solves this problem.
Does that include Tony's hint about checking the battery voltages or simply replacing them with known fresh ones? Just making sure - because that's what by now sounds "least unlikely" to me :-).

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Re: Date & Time will not stay

Postby salass00 » Thu Dec 21, 2017 7:34 pm

daveyw wrote:The stupid time prefs in the humourously named "Enhancer" pack is baffled by daylight saving, and was always one hour out. I eventually solved the problem by programming daylight saving dates into it (even though the standard AOS locale prefs writes this to a variable.


To be honest there is nothing sensible about daylight saving time. Rather than making us change our clocks twice every year at some arbitrarily chosen dates they should just pick one time and stick to it.
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Re: Date & Time will not stay

Postby nbache » Thu Dec 21, 2017 9:27 pm

salass00 wrote:To be honest there is nothing sensible about daylight saving time.
OTOH there would be even less sense in not adhering to the time changes the rest of the world have chosen to make - sort of like insisting on driving on the other side of the road than all your fellow drivers.

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Re: Date & Time will not stay

Postby salass00 » Thu Dec 21, 2017 10:25 pm

nbache wrote:OTOH there would be even less sense in not adhering to the time changes the rest of the world have chosen to make - sort of like insisting on driving on the other side of the road than all your fellow drivers.


I never suggested doing any such thing. If the A-Eon time prefs doesn't work correctly with DST then it needs to be fixed, obviously, and for that to happen the developer would have to be made aware of the problem first (for example by filing a proper bug report with all the relevant information like what locale settings were used and so on).
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Re: Date & Time will not stay

Postby nbache » Fri Dec 22, 2017 12:18 am

salass00 wrote:
nbache wrote:OTOH there would be even less sense in not adhering to the time changes the rest of the world have chosen to make
I never suggested doing any such thing.
No, of course not. Sorry, I made my response a bit too terse by leaving out the part where I agree with you about DST being senseless to begin with, but ... (see above).

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