[CentOS] Re: using true UTC timezone everywhere

Paul Heinlein heinlein at madboa.com
Thu Mar 8 21:52:08 UTC 2007

On Thu, 8 Mar 2007, Scott Silva wrote:

>> Voila - instant UTC clock. Never need to worry about daylight 
>> savings again.
>> Anybody can think of any problems with:
>> - the procedure I described?
>> - the simple fact of using the "true" UTC timezone?
> System spikes caused by logrotation happening in the middle of the 
> workday? Not a real problem, but the first one I could think of.

Solving that problem is as easy as adjusting the hour at which 
/usr/bin/run-parts is launched:

   $EDITOR /etc/crontab

Paul "$EDITOR == vim" Heinlein

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