New F11 for the XO-1 build 5-timezones

Yioryos Asprobounitis mavrothal at
Sat Aug 15 03:52:14 EDT 2009

--- On Sat, 8/15/09, James Cameron <quozl at> wrote:

> From: James Cameron <quozl at>
> Subject: Re: New F11 for the XO-1 build 5-timezones
> To: "Yioryos Asprobounitis" <mavrothal at>
> Cc: "Paul Fox" <pgf at>, "OLPC Testing" <testing at>, "OLPC Development" <devel at>, "Fedora OLPC List" <fedora-olpc-list at>
> Date: Saturday, August 15, 2009, 2:33 AM
> On Fri, Aug 14, 2009 at 02:30:56PM
> -0700, Yioryos Asprobounitis wrote:
> > One strange thing I notice looking for localtime files
> with mc and
> > hitting Edit by mistake (the first time :) is that
> both /etc/localtime
> > or /etc/avahi/etc/localtime said "converting from Mac
> format" when
> > opened for editing. Is this normal?
> Since /etc/localtime is a binary file, which means not
> text, then it is
> expected that accidentally editing it may trigger parts of
> an editor
> that are designed to recognise strange text files.

OK thanks.
Please disrigard the previous mail about timezones.
After reinstalling os5 and doing an ntpdate -b, timezones change and display correctly 
(rtcwake without the --utc option remains problematic though less erratic)

> -- 
> James Cameron


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