Bertram Scharpf lists at bertram-scharpf.de
Mon May 30 10:12:29 UTC 2016

On Sunday, 29. May 2016, 22:57:31 -0400, Stari Karp wrote:
> I am new Installed FreeBSD [...] and I have a problem with
> time. How I setup time:
> >From "Select local or UTC...) I press NO, than America -- North and South, 
> than United States and Eastern time. On the last question "Does the 
> abbreviation 'EDT' look reasonable?" I pressed YES.
> And here is now 7:55 PM and date shows me 10:55 PM. In /etc/rc.conf I have 
> also ntpd_enable="YES".

You can set the time zone by just copying the appropriate

  # cp -i /usr/share/zoneinfo/America/Denver /etc/localtime

or wherever you reside.

NTP and cron do the rest.


Bertram Scharpf
Stuttgart, Deutschland/Germany

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