Subject: Re: Re: DST and TIMEZONE
To: None <current-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Onno van der Linden <email@example.com>
Date: 11/17/1996 19:35:51
Dave Huang <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
[ subject: Re: DST and TIMEZONE]
> Which reminds me... could DST and TIMEZONE (or at least DST) be made into
> a sysctl? It's annoying to have to recompile a kernel just because of a
> DST change. (I run DOS/Windoze stuff, so I can't just set my clock to UTC
> and leave it that way)
Yes you can set your BIOS clock to UTC and have both dos/windows and NetBSD
report the correct time.
Get clock372.zip from simtelnet.
Install it and add some lines to config.sys, autoexec.bat and system.ini.
Set DST=0 and TIMEZONE=0 in your kernel config file and recompile.
This is what I've been using ever since I started with NetBSD many moons
Onno van der Linden (email@example.com)