Subject: Re: Timezones
To: None <current-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: der Mouse <mouse@Collatz.McRCIM.McGill.EDU>
Date: 06/05/1995 15:54:33
> In the system configuration file, how do I set the TIMEZONE option
> for Eastern daylight time.
Set it to 300, I think. But notice the comment that calls that
"obsolete"? There's a reason for that; nothing uses it any longer.
> I have tried setting to an offset of 300 minutes from GMT but the
> system always shows PDT instead of EDT.
That's because you didn't relink /etc/localtime. Fix that, ignore the
silly TIMEZONE kernel config option, and everything should be fine.