Subject: Re: section 4.7 of NetBSD guide
To: Martijn van Buul <>
From: Aleksey Cheusov <>
List: netbsd-docs
Date: 04/09/2006 23:45:39
> It occurred to me that Aleksey Cheusov wrote in gmane.os.netbsd.documentation:
 >> There is a bug in section "4.7. System time"
 >> of NetBSD.
 >> In case a system time is set to local time,
 >> it is necessary to add
 >> rtclocaltime=YES
 >> to /etc/rc.conf
 >> and to set /etc/localtime properly.

> The guide text is outdated - but still valid. All rtclocaltime does is
> adjusting kern.rtc_offset.

I see. Because offset is calculated dinamically in /etc/rc.d/rtclocaltime
it should be mentioned as a preferred way IMHO.

Best regards, Aleksey Cheusov.