trouble setting timezone for ukraine
timothyk at wallnet.com
Fri Nov 4 22:34:04 UTC 2011
On Nov 4, 2011, at 6:59 PM, Alexander Kapshuk <alexander.kapshuk at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 11/04/11 22:46, Lowell Gilbert wrote:
>> Alexander Kapshuk<alexander.kapshuk at gmail.com> writes:
>>> the actual current time is 10.21 pm.
>> Your system's clock may be off as well...
>>> any idea when an updated time zone file will become available?
>> It's already in the FreeBSD tree:
>> To install it, you'll need something like
>> # zic europe
>> (where "europe" is the file from the URL above)
>> and then tzsetup(8) should install the correct information.
>> Or you could update your system to anything after October 26.
> here's what i did based on my understanding of the instructions given above:
> # cd $HOME
> # fetch -o europe http://www.freebsd.org/cgi/cvsweb.cgi/~checkout~/src/contrib/tzdata/europe?rev=22.214.171.124;content-type=text%2Fplain
> # zic europe
> # tzsetup -r
> :; date
> Sat Nov 5 00:54:32 EET 2011
> the timezone did change from 'FET' to 'EET', but the time is still wrong by being 1 hour ahead of the actual ukraine time.
> another thing i tried, which didn't seem to help was set these environment variables in my /etc/rc.conf:
> (as suggested here: http://forums.freebsd.org/showthread.php?t=10276 [post # 6])
> ntpdate_flags="-u -b"
> i must be doing something wrong. just don't know what is it.
> can anyone please suggest what it is i should be doing?
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Try a different time server run directly from tithe command line as root:
And see if that changes the date result.
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