Post DST changes

Bill Campbell freebsd at
Mon Mar 12 19:44:32 UTC 2007

On Mon, Mar 12, 2007, Bob Johnson wrote:
>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.

Probably the most important of these is cron as the major effect with many
other programs would be to have bogus entries in log files.

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