[Grml] Timezone problem

Darshaka Pathirana dpat at syn-net.org
Tue Apr 20 10:24:51 CEST 2010

On 04/19/2010 10:37 PM, Ulrich Dangel wrote:
> On Monday 19 April 2010 11:06:51 Darshaka Pathirana wrote:
>> When booting grml on a system where Windows is installed and the
>> hardware-clock is set to local time I often get annoyed when finding
>> out that the timestamps are all wrong because grml assumes the system
>> is set to UTC.
>> There might be a boot option to fix this ("grml gmt tz=..." ?) but I
>> would prefer such an option somewhere in the start menu.
> What do you mean with start menu? Bootloader with several additional 
> boot-options for grml  or grml-quickconfig (menu after you booted grml 
> allowing easy start/change several things like keyboard layout)?
> For the later it should be easily doable to write a new entry. Have a 
> look at man grml-quickconfig and the menu entries in /usr/share/grml-
> quickconfig/

Yes. I meant grml-quickconfig and I will take a look at it. Thx.

But my actual question is: how is this problem (change to local-time /
set timezone) solved by others (as this should be a common problem)?
Everything done by hand or is there already a script to solve that?

 - Darsha

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