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Date/Time not saving on Fedora for Raspberry Pi (Pidora)

asked 2014-06-08 17:22:23 -0500

updated 2014-06-10 22:36:40 -0500

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The date/time is not saving on the Raspberry Pi. I have tried to use the config tool that came with the OS but it does not save after reboot. I have also tried the "Date" command but it does not save either.

I would really appreciate your answers.

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answered 2014-06-09 23:39:40 -0500

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Modern computers keep time across reboots using a Real Time Clock (RTC) combined with a small lithium battery. The Raspberry Pi does not have such a clock. If you want to have accurate time, you should use chronyd for network time or manually set the time after each boot.

http://www.raspberrypi.org/help/faqs/#performanceRTC

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:P Ah! It was surprising :)

hedayat gravatar imagehedayat ( 2014-06-09 23:58:09 -0500 )edit

@hedayat - you had the right command for a manual update; I'll make the question a wiki for you to add to it

randomuser gravatar imagerandomuser ( 2014-06-10 00:05:21 -0500 )edit

Thanks. I thought that I should remove my answer since it was not relevant for Raspberry Pi. :P And thank you for the karma raise, but I still cannot see any edit buttons on your post.

hedayat gravatar imagehedayat ( 2014-06-10 12:51:40 -0500 )edit

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