Previous to 2007, daylight saving (summer) time in the US and Canada
began on the first Sunday in April and ended on the last Sunday in
October. Starting in 2007 the US and Canada will change to daylight
saving time on the second Sunday of March and will change back to
standard time on the first Sunday in November.

If you use a /etc/rc.timezone file to set the TZ environment string on
your Minix system and you live in the US or Canada you need to edit
the file. For instance, for a location in the US Eastern time zone,
change the string that previously was

The TZ(5) man page has been corrected to show a correct example TZ
string for the eastern US. The new version of this man page will be
distributed with future Minix 3 releases. Updated TZ.5 and TZ.5.html
files and a sample
rc.timezone are also available now at

- Al