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Offline PDP-8

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TC Plus 8.2.1 minor time/date issue?
« on: December 27, 2017, 08:34:59 PM »
Minor issue - noticed that when right-clicking on CorePlus 8.2.1 default desktop and trying to bring up System Tools > Set Time it doesn't do anything.

All the other drop downs in System Tools seem to bring up the utilities inside the Control Panel, but this one doesn't.

Not a huge deal, just something I noticed.  Tried it straight from the iso I burned to cd just to make sure - same result.  Is it doing something different?
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Re: TC Plus 8.2.1 minor time/date issue?
« Reply #1 on: December 27, 2017, 08:53:19 PM »
Hi PDP-8
I'm running TC4 and it does the same thing. Running the command from a terminal produces this result:
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tc@box:~$ getTime.sh
no response from nist1-atl.ustiming.org
tc@box:~$
If you are interested into looking into this, the script is located in  /usr/bin/.

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Re: TC Plus 8.2.1 minor time/date issue?
« Reply #2 on: December 27, 2017, 11:16:40 PM »
At some point after tc-4.x, things changed:

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$ cat /etc/sysconfig/ntpserver
pool.ntp.org

..and getTime.sh seems to work for me, but does not give any feedback:
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$ sudo getTime.sh
[nothing]
$ sudo /usr/sbin/ntpd -q -d -n -p pool.ntp.org
ntpd: 'pool.ntp.org' is 94.204.252.138
ntpd: sending query to 94.204.252.138
ntpd: reply from 94.204.252.138: offset:+0.006060 delay:0.009697 status:0x24 strat:1 refid:0x00535047 rootdelay:0.000000 reach:0x01
ntpd: sending query to 94.204.252.138
ntpd: reply from 94.204.252.138: offset:+0.005860 delay:0.014619 status:0x24 strat:1 refid:0x00535047 rootdelay:0.000000 reach:0x03

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Re: TC Plus 8.2.1 minor time/date issue?
« Reply #3 on: December 29, 2017, 04:02:53 AM »
Oh I get it now - it is an NTP time poll, not a link to the manual time/date config util in the control panel.  Ok cool.
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