Subject: Re: install/26635: Incorrectly Setting timezone when installing NetBSD 1.6.2 Release i386
From: David Laight <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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: email@example.com