[arch-general] [RFC, after the fact] initscripts config

Geert Hendrickx geert at hendrickx.be
Sat Jul 28 02:53:05 EDT 2012

On Mon, Jul 23, 2012 at 12:46:52 +0200, Tom Gundersen wrote:
> > 4.2) To be clear, is there going to be a separate configuration for
> > the HARDWARECLOCK and TIMEZONE variables?
> There already are. That's the problem. HARDWARECLOCK is configured in
> the third line of /etc/adjtime (see hwclock(8)), TIMEZONE is
> configured by pointing the /etc/localtime symlink at what you want.

What should it look like for people previously using "any other value" for
HARDWARECLOCK?  (for virtualization setups where there is no hardware

The manpage no longer mentions the "any other value" option, and hwclock(8)
does not say anything about virtual systems either.


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