Time changed back to old daylight savings

Kris Kennaway kris at obsecurity.org
Wed Mar 28 08:04:41 UTC 2007

On Wed, Mar 28, 2007 at 12:45:11AM -0700, Don O'Neil wrote:
> I'm not sure when this happened, but I noticed today that my server reverted
> back to the old daylight savings time (1 hour off).... When I run ntpdate
> and have it update it even then it shows the wrong time. 
> I haven't done anything to replace the /etc/localtime file, even tried
> running tzsetup again, but that still didn't help. 
> My system is FreeBSD 6.1-stable, the only thing that has changed since I
> last noticed the system had the _right_ time was I built a new kernel.

There is no such thing as 6.1-stable any more, so what do you really mean?


> I tried installing the port 'zoneinfo', but it's broken, it can't find the
> appropriate file to download and install (seems to be missing or updated).
> At the moment I've addressed the issue with a "date -v +1H".
> Any reason this would happen? How do I fix it?
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