[mythtv-users] guide time off by four hours

matt lutz myth.matt.lutz at gmail.com
Wed Aug 24 01:27:59 UTC 2005


Thanks for the reply.  Even when I run 'mythfilldatabase
--refresh-today' the time is still off.  Everything as far as time
goes on the backend server seems to be okay, it's just the database
has all programs starting 4 hours after they really do.  Any ideas?


On 8/23/05, Bryan Halter <bhalter at armyofpenguins.com> wrote:
> The localtime of the machine running the backend should be set to your
> localtime, unfortunately the showing time of listings gotten through
> datadirect is calculated when mythfilldatabase is run so you'll need to
> a) delete the data already downloaded or b) run mythfilldatabse
> --refresh-today everyday for 2 weeks to get rid of the old listings
> matt lutz wrote:
> >Hey all,
> >
> >I'm struggling with a problem right now regarding the time of programs
> >in the guide.  All of my programs are off by 4 hours.  I can't really
> >understand it.  The localtime of my box is set correctly to UTC, and
> >the frontend has the right time in it, but all the guide data is off.
> >It's as if the myth database is seeing the localtime on my box as UTC,
> >and then applying the timezone shift again  (I'm in EST daylight
> >savings).
> >
> >Did I configure something inadvertently somewhere?  I use zap2it for
> >the guide data, and I do not have an offset for xmltv configured in
> >mythtvsetup.  I'm not really sure where else to look.  I did do a
> >mythfilldatabase --refresh-today, and verified that the /etc/localtime
> >file was linked correctly to EST5EDT.  I'm not sure exactly when this
> >problem started as my myth box is not yet heavily utilized, and I
> >thought for a while that this was a frontend problem, not a backend
> >issue.
> >
> >Thanks for any help you can provide.
> >
> >Matt
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