[CentOS] using true UTC timezone everywhere

Matthew Miller mattdm at mattdm.org
Thu Mar 8 20:07:48 UTC 2007

On Thu, Mar 08, 2007 at 12:04:03PM -0800, Florin Andrei wrote:
> - make sure the BIOS clock is set to UTC
> - run timeconfig and make sure "System Clock uses UTC" is checked

The above aren't even necessary if your local time is also UTC.

> Anybody can think of any problems with:
> - the procedure I described?
> - the simple fact of using the "true" UTC timezone?

You might accidentally be eight hours early for appointments?

Matthew Miller           mattdm at mattdm.org          <http://mattdm.org/>
Boston University Linux      ------>              <http://linux.bu.edu/>

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