date/time trouble - PST came too early
chris# at 1command.com
Mon Nov 5 17:58:49 PST 2007
Hello, and thank you for your reply...
Quoting Vivek Khera <vivek at khera.org>:
> On Nov 2, 2007, at 3:30 AM, Chris H. wrote:
>> FWIW The system already knows what timezone it lives in. It simply chose
>> to change to PST according to the /normal/ standards. What happened here
>> in the USA, is that president Bush decided that we'd be better served here
>> if we waited an additional week to set our clocks back one hour. So.
>> It seems
>> this particular server decided to ignore our president (not that I
>> blame it)
> Most of us went through this *last* year when the rules took effect.
> Did it not affect your system last year?
> Basically you need to get a corrected /etc/localtime and restart any
> long running programs that depend on time, notably cron.
Ahh... I'm guessing that you missed the following post in this thread titled
"date/time trouble - PST came too early [fixed]" posted 11-02.
LI Xin offered the following solution, which solved my dilemma:
Install /usr/ports/misc/zoneinfo or upgrade your system to a recent
release (preferred), e.g. RELENG_6_2 aka FreeBSD 6.2-RELEASE.
Re-run tzsetup and choose your time zone accordingly. You will need to
restart the time-sensitive services afterward, or reboot the whole
I chose the port && Re-run tzsetup && restart route. :)
Thanks again for taking making the effort to respond.
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