[ntp:questions] Re: Problems with the Timezone

Darren Dunham ddunham at redwood.taos.com
Thu May 11 01:12:48 UTC 2006

Marvin Garcia <marvingm at gmail.com> wrote:
> # echo $TZ
> GMT-4
> # date -u
> Wed May 10 18:26:01 GMT 2006
> # date
> Wed May 10 22:26:03 GMT 2006

Note the problem you get when configuring your system this way.  Even
though corrections are applied, it reports your timezone as 'GMT'.
That's very confusing.

Please use US/Eastern or another appropriate timezone so that the
displayed time doesn't say 'GMT', yet apply an offset.

Darren Dunham                                           ddunham at taos.com
Senior Technical Consultant         TAOS            http://www.taos.com/
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