Forrest Taylor wrote:
On Wed, 2007-06-06 at 20:04 -0700, Skunk Worx wrote:
> My ks scripts have the timezone set to PDT (America/Los_Angeles).
> Installation to a hard drive works as expected. PDT in startup and in
> shells, etc.
> Creating a livecd-creator iso with the same tz setting, then booting,
> shows A/L_A in the /etc/sysconfig/clock file, as expected.
> However the date is always EDT in the boot messages, shells, etc.
> During startup I see :
> Press I to enter interactive startup
> Setting clock (utc) Mon Jun 4 00:12:59 EDT 2007
> I'm not clear on what is happening between lvm and udev in the Linux
> startup sequence.
It is probably using the /etc/localtime to determine the time zone.
Replace that with /usr/share/zoneinfo/America/Los_Angeles.
For the above entry, search for "Setting clock" in /etc/rc.sysinit.
Yes, it's the binary file /etc/localtime.
It appears livecd-creator doesn't trigger a code path into
"tzdata-update" (directly) or via "build-locale-archive" (indirectly)
whereas a kickstart or "normal" anaconda install does.
For now I'm going to dynamically update it during startup with