Archives for: February 2007, 13


  10:27:11 pm, by The Dreamer   , 362 words  
Categories: Software, Computer

SuSE 9.3 2007 DST


In my continuing quest to deal with the impending DST disaster....I've been continuing my quest for a solution to get my SuSE 9.3 box to handle it, without resorting to major downtime/upgrades.

I suppose I could probably cope with no DST, or set it to UTC, etc.....the main thing is convenience of having cron jobs run at easily determined times revolving around the time that I live by. Or something like that.... U-(

Meanwhile, it is interesting the hits to my blog by other people who seem to be looking to solve this same problem.

Well, as things get really close...I've been thinking of upgrading to the latest OpenSUSE 10.2....though considering the breakage of important things the last few times I did OS upgrades, and not really having much in the way of back out or recovery. I've been hesitant.

But, since I had previously messed things up by installing a raw tzdata occurred to me that it might be a reasonable risk to apply the timezone RPM from a new SuSE release and see if that makes it work.

So, I went to RPMFIND and grabbed the latest timezone RPM for SuSE 10.0 (decided I didn't want to leap too far forward incase of dependency issues or something).

It installed okay. And, zdump says it's right and date has the time close to other clocks on other computers (so it isn't like the weird off by minutes of the previous tzdata attempt).

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Now instead of subjecting some poor random forum to a long rambling thought, I will try to consolidate those things into this blog where they can be more easily ignored profess to be collected thoughts from my mind.

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