Subject: Re: install/26635: Incorrectly Setting timezone when installing NetBSD 1.6.2 Release i386
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From: David Laight <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 08/29/2004 19:39:27
> Not for 1.6.*, but NetBSD 2.0 has writable sysctl kern.rtc_offset,
> *and* a place for the installer to put that, in "/etc/sysctl.conf".

I wasn't aware that the rtc_offset had been made a sysstl, but you
need to set it MUCH earlier in the boot process than rc.d/sysctl.

It needs to be set before (or rather at the same time as) the system
clock is originally set from the hardware clock.
(in order to avoid time-warp issues).


David Laight: