Post DST changes

Bob Johnson fbsdlists at
Mon Mar 12 18:01:02 UTC 2007

On 3/12/07, Mike Tancsa <mike at> wrote:
> I am seeing some inconsistent and strange results after the DST
> change this weekend.  On all the boxes, it seems setup OK
> yet mixed in notice the /kernel entry... Its an hour off !?
> if I restart syslogd, it corrects it for the kernel entry, but not
> for other applications. They all seem to log the time one hour back.
> Most applications seem this way.  On my more recent boxes this didnt
> happen, but for some legacy RELENG_4 and older RELENG_5 and RELENG_6
> boxes, the same odd behavior.

Restart any programs that aren't picking up the time change.

>From the tzsetup(8) man page:
     Programs which are already running when tzsetup creates or updates
     /etc/localtime will not reflect the updated timezone."

- Bob

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