option time-offset with cable: consequences of setting to 0?

Austin Gabel austin at gilroycal.com
Tue Mar 11 03:26:53 UTC 2008

The option time-offset is deprecated.  It has no affect on your packet cable
system or any other system you may be running.  This option may cause future
versions to throw errors.  I would suggest removing it completely instead of
setting it to a different value.

On Mon, Mar 10, 2008 at 7:13 PM, Nick Urbanik <nick.urbanik at optusnet.com.au>

> Dear Folks,
> So far we have had
> option time-offset 36000;
> hard coded in our dhcp configuration.  However, this is wrong, as in
> Australia we have daylight saving and this differs according to which
> geographic state we are serving.
> 1. What is the effect of the option time-offset, in packet cable
>    systems?
> 2. If we set it to 0, or ommit it, what consequences may there be?
> 3. Would it be better to set this correctly according to which state
>    we are in?
>    Would the resulting one-hour change in time cause any problems
>    twice a year?
> --
> Nick Urbanik http://nicku.org 808-71011 nick.urbanik at optusnet.com.au
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