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SubjectRe: i386/RTC: old problem, new solution?
  Hi, Riley.
> Hi Richard.
>
> > The only place I'm aware that the kernel needs to know the
> > timezone is this case with suspend/resume. So aside from this, I
> > don't see a need for the kernel to know the timezone.
>
> That's really the second place where it would be useful. The first
> is during the initial boot stages, from kernel loading to the point
> in the initialisation where `hwclock --hctosys` is run, since during
> this interval, messages sent to syslogd or klogd get stamped with
> the RTC time taken as UTC even if it isn't...

I don't see that. Provided you update the system clock before starting
syslogd, the times recorded will be correct. The kernel ring buffer
doesn't store timestamps. It's syslogd that adds the timestamps.

Regards,

Richard....
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