Bug#816802: tzdata: hwclock not set properly when "tzdata-2016a-1" is installed
On 2016-03-05 14:32, Aurelien Jarno wrote:
> > I downgraded to "tzdata-2015g-0+deb8u1", and it behaved the expected way: the
> > system clock is set to UTC after reboot when reading the local time from the
> > hardware clock.
> Indeed we have changed /etc/localtime into a symlink in version 2016a-1.
> It was previously a copy a file from /usr/share/zoneinfo to handle the
> case where /usr is a separate partition. The change was requested in bug
> #803144 , given that /usr is now mounted in the initramfs. I have
> added Martin Pitt in Cc so he can comment on that.
I have been pointed that it is true when using sysvinit only in recent
versions of initramfs-tools. Which version of initramfs-tools have you
installed on your system? You should have at least version 0.121.
Aurelien Jarno GPG: 4096R/1DDD8C9B