Default time zone setting

Doug White dwhite at
Wed Jun 9 17:55:24 GMT 2004

On Wed, 9 Jun 2004, John Baldwin wrote:

> > 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.

Thats asking if the hardware clock is UTC, not what your actual timezone
is.  It just controls whether /etc/wall_cmos_clock gets touched.  You
still have to pick a zone, although if you cancel out then you get the

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