If you run the “date” command and see a date not far from Jan 1 2000 then you will need to set the date.
Update your Package List
Get the ntp Package
opkg install ntp ntpdate
Remove the file that describes your local time
Add a symlink between the file that describes your timezone in the timezones folder to the localtime file.
If you do not live in the sydney nsw timezone you may need to look around in the /usr/share/zoneinfo folder for your timezone.
ln -s /usr/share/zoneinfo/Australia/Sydney /etc/localtime
Now we need to stop the ntpd service so we can request a manual update
Now request the manual update
Confirm the correct time with the “date” command
Restart the ntp daemon with
- Add insructions to start the service automatically on boot. If someone knows how to autostart an Angstrom Service please let me know.