[mythtv-users] mythtv is an hour off

Mark Knecht markknecht at gmail.com
Mon Mar 12 03:18:28 UTC 2007

On 3/11/07, Ross Campbell <ross.campbell at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 3/11/07, Reza <rezmang at yahoo.com> wrote:
> > I think im having a DST issue with mythtv. I updated my timezone data and my
> > linux box is reporting the correct time and is using the correct DST
> > settings. The problem is that mythtv is off by an hour, its using pre DST
> > time. I have tried everything, rebooting, mythfilldatabase --refresh-all,
> > etc. Its not taking the new DST time.
> I'm going to guess that your machine has an old tzdata file at /etc/localtime
> Assuming your timezone datafiles are up to date and you're still
> seeing the wrong time, try this:
> date
> mv /etc/localtime /etc/localtime.old
> ln -s /usr/share/zoneinfo/$YOUR_TIMEZONE /etc/localtime
> date
> -Ross

I had this problem today and hadn't been able to solve it until now
with your help. In my case it seems that I had to make these changes
and then run mythfilldatabase. After doing both of those it seems that
my program times are again correct.


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