Time changed back to old daylight savings

Don O'Neil lists at lizardhill.com
Wed Mar 28 16:11:33 UTC 2007

I mean 6.1-stable.... 
Uname shows: FreeBSD 6.1-STABLE-200608 #0

It was installed from a snapshot ISO last summer.  

-----Original Message-----
From: Kris Kennaway [mailto:kris at obsecurity.org] 
Sent: Wednesday, March 28, 2007 1:05 AM
To: Don O'Neil
Cc: freebsd-questions at freebsd.org
Subject: Re: Time changed back to old daylight savings

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
> 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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