Server time doesn't want to stay set (help!)

Eric Schuele e.schuele at
Mon Apr 3 14:59:09 UTC 2006

Steve Douville wrote:
> My server time is off by exactly 4 hours. (EDT) I've reset it at the BIOS 
> level, only to have it changed somehow during the boot process. I've tried 
> setting and resetting it through sysinstall, but nothing helps. Running 
> ntpdate doesn't change anything either. I've looked in my rc.conf file for 
> anything that might change the time and can't seem to find anything there.
> Any other places I should look or troubleshoot?

Look into:
  - tzsetup  (the sysinstall UI)
  - /usr/share/zoneinfo
  - /etc/localtime
  - google "Freebsd time zone"


> Thanks,
> Steve 
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