Default time zone setting
jhb at FreeBSD.org
Wed Jun 9 16:49:51 GMT 2004
On Wednesday 09 June 2004 12:06 pm, Bjoern A. Zeeb wrote:
> On Wed, 9 Jun 2004, Garrett Wollman wrote:
> > <<On Wed, 9 Jun 2004 13:20:56 +0000 (UTC), "Bjoern A. Zeeb"
<bzeeb-lists at lists.zabbadoz.net> said:
> > > please do and if you are about UTC can you PLEASE also update the
> > > somewhat unrelated tzsetup to be able to chose timezones from
> > > /usr/share/zoneinfo/Etc/ (where UTC lives) too ?
> > tzsetup(8) only offers zones that are listed in zone.tab -- i.e.,
> > zones that are associated with a state or national region. If you
> > want UTC, don't run tzsetup, and delete /etc/localtime if you already
> > have one.
> I know how to do this but sysinstall uses tzsetup. So when installing
> releases from CD on new machines it is not possible to set UTC.
Sysinstall asks if the box is using UTC or local time first and only invokes
tzsetup if you choose local time.
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