Bug 103722 - Timeconf fails to update /etc/localtime
Timeconf fails to update /etc/localtime
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 2.1
Classification: Red Hat
Component: timeconfig (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Brent Fox
Ben Levenson
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Reported: 2003-09-04 08:12 EDT by Roger Nunn
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:06 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2003-09-04 09:47:48 EDT
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Description Roger Nunn 2003-09-04 08:12:02 EDT
Description of problem:
After changeing the operating system timezone using timeconfig the date command
fails to recognise the new timezone (The /etc/localtime file is not updated from  

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Steps to Reproduce:
1.Run timeconfig
2.type <date> to check timezone 

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workaround using Europe/London as the defined timezone:
cp /usr/share/zoneinfo/Europe/London /etc/localtime
Comment 1 Roger Nunn 2003-09-04 09:47:48 EDT
Further tests show the response to be predictable.

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