[ntp:questions] TZ var not working with ntp time server

Brian Garrett mgy1912 at cox.net
Mon Mar 12 21:16:40 UTC 2007

<craigwharding at gmail.com> wrote in message
news:1173732812.225330.39600 at p10g2000cwp.googlegroups.com...
> I'm in the Newfoundland timezone and exporting the TZ variable to
> "Canada/Newfoundland" then restarting the ntpd process keeps my clock
> one hour before the actual time.
> Is there a problem since the Day Light Savings came into affect the
> other day? My computer's time has been an hour behind ever since.
> My ntp.conf:
> server time.nrc.ca
> driftfile /var/lib/ntp/drift/ntp.drift
> logconfig =syncevents +peerevents +sysevents +allclock
> logfile /var/log/ntp
> My TZ variable:
> TZ=Canada/Newfoundland
> Thanks for any help.

It wouldn't surprise me.  I had to tell my Windoze machine it's in Arizona
in order for it to show a correct UTC offset (I'm actually in California).


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