[TriLUG] Local Time Zone won't get off UTC
porter at trilug.org
Mon Mar 21 14:10:59 EST 2005
Randall Barlow wrote:
> Check in you /etc/rc.conf file. There should be a setting about this in
> there. It's probably set to UTC when it should be set to "local". HTH!
From "man tzsetup":
The Debian GNU/Linux system gains its knowledge of this setting from the
file /etc/default/rcS. This file contains either the line UTC=yes,
which indicates that the hardware clock is set to UTC, or it contains
the line UTC=no, which declares the hardware clock is set to Local Time.
If these setting are correct, and the hardware clock is truely set as
indicated, then configuring the proper timezone for the machine will
cause the proper date and time to be displayed. If these are not set
correctly, the the reported time will be quite incorrect. See hwclock(8)
for more details on this topic.
So on your Debian system, you need to look at /etc/default/rcS and not
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