17836Re: DST change
- Feb 23, 2007For unslung, I've created a tz package, which contains up-to-date
zoneinfo. Preliminary instruction can be found
I personally don't use linksys web interface at all, a potential
problem is when you set a timezone using the web UI - that probably
will overwrite /usr/local/localtime.
I don't think there is a way around that other than not using that
part of the web UI.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Bob <bobejr@...> wrote:
> Is there any progress on this issue?
> -------- Original Message --------
> From: "Mike \(mwester\)" <mwester@...>
> To: email@example.com
> Subject: Re:[nslu2-linux] Re: DST change
> Date: 2/3/2007 1:44 PM
> > [snip]
> > > Those system using ntp should not matter. ntp should correct the
> > AFAIK, NTP just ensures that the local system's concept of GMT is
> > correct --
> > NTP knows nothing of daylight savings time, so the local time will
> > still be
> > wrong.
> > Actually, if it were just the displayed time that was wrong, it
> > just an inconvenience. But it would affect cron jobs and other
> > that might be more sensitive. So this is something we do need to
> > for Unslung users who would be concerned about this. It's
> > unlikely, that we'll have a new Unslung release by then -- so I think
> > perhaps a new timezone file for the Americas and a wiki article will
> > do the
> > job. Now all we need is a volunteer to create the necessary
> > and test the procedure.
> > Mike (mwester)
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