Subject: Re: Time
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Bernd Sieker <email@example.com>
Date: 06/12/2001 12:29:31
On 11.06.01, 03:29:34, Georges Heinesch wrote:
> Quoting Bernd Sieker (08-Jun-01 13:10:37):
> > On 08.06.01, 13:50:00, Julio Merino wrote:
> >> Hi all,
> >> my BIOS clock is set to my local time (because I need to use
> >> windoze some times). How do I setup NetBSD to get the time
> >> properly? It's getting now that time like UTC and then, it adds my
> >> location offset...
> > There's a kernel option to specify an offset between the computer's
> > real time clock and the actual time in UTC:
> > e. g. for CET:
> > options RTC_OFFSET=-60 # hardware clock is this many mins.
> > west of GMT
> AFAIU from options(4), I need to compile 2 kernels, one for CET and
> one for CET daylight saving (CEST), since NetBSD can't compensate for
> this (all the above is assuming that the clock is set to local time
Yes, that's how it looks to me, too.
Although there is a sysctl call to read the rtc_offset value from the
kernel, it seems that it is read-only, and cannot be set, even at
security level 0.
> Can you confirm this?
> Cu Georges Heinesch, Luxembourg
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