trouble setting timezone for ukraine
fidaj at ukr.net
Fri Nov 4 19:53:58 UTC 2011
В Fri, 04 Nov 2011 15:43:57 -0400
Lowell Gilbert <freebsd-questions-local at be-well.ilk.org> пишет:
> Alexander Kapshuk <alexander.kapshuk at gmail.com> writes:
> > i'm based in ukraine. on 29 Oct 2011 ukraine went to winter time,
> > i.e. we put our clocks one hour back.
> > the current time in ukraine is 8.49 pm; the output of 'date' is:
> > :; date
> > Fri Nov 4 22:49:48 FET 2011
> > i tried resetting my timezone via 'sysinstall', but to no avail.
> > do i use 'date' to set my system time to the right time, or is
> > there a better way of doing it?
> > :; uname -a
> > FreeBSD localhost 9.0-RC1 FreeBSD 9.0-RC1 #0: Tue Oct 18 18:30:38
> > UTC 2011
> > root at obrian.cse.buffalo.edu:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/GENERIC i386
> I think that your government changed its mind about staying on
> standard time this year, but only did so at the last minute. So you
> probably have an outdated timezone file. That would lead the
> computer to be one hour late rather than two, but it's probably a
> change you need to make. Also check the system's time in UTC to see
> whether the clock itself is off.
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