On Tue, Jul 4, 2017 at 8:41 AM, Bastien Nocera <bnocera(a)redhat.com> wrote:
The timezone configuration is only needed for dual-boot installations where
the BIOS is in local time instead of UTC, as I don't expect the installer
to write anything but UTC dates on disk.
I wonder why 20 years ago the ambiguity of timezone and DST was not
written to configuration on disk, so that we could just tolerate a
hwclock set to current local time?
And now I wonder why we ignore the UEFI spec which rather clearly
expects the hwclock to be set to current local time, and includes
timezone and DST information with GetTime() and SetTime().