[CentOS] Indiana timezone changing

Karanbir Singh mail-lists at karan.org
Tue Mar 14 14:28:13 UTC 2006

Johnny Hughes wrote:
> On Tue, 2006-03-14 at 08:53 -0500, Jerry Geis wrote:
>> I have a couple questions... I am in Indiana and our time zone is changing.
>> I used to choose America/Indiana/Indianapolis as the zone and we are 
>> changing
>> to Eastern.
>> Question 1) Is there a command line only way to change my timezone?
>> I dont have access to X to run system-config-time. Doing a 
>> "system-config-time --help"
>> or "system-config-time -h" did not give any information.
>> Question 2) If the server is setup for NTP I presume I still have to 
>> change the time
>> zone. Since Indiana-East is going away are the NTP time servers smart enough
>> to know that Indiana-East is now just Eastern? Basically - do I have to 
>> change anything
>> on my machines or does NTP just do it for me?
> I just do this kind of stuff manually ...
> delete the file /etc/localtime
> copy the correct file from /usr/share/zoneinfo to be /etc/localtime
> I'm sure there is a tool too ... anybody know of one?

system-config-time ?

Karanbir Singh : http://www.karan.org/ : 2522219 at icq

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