[mythtv-users] Do time servers have the correct time today?

Brian Wood beww at beww.org
Mon Mar 12 16:21:44 UTC 2007

On Mar 12, 2007, at 10:15 AM, Boleslaw Ciesielski wrote:

> Brian Wood wrote:
>> On Mar 12, 2007, at 10:02 AM, Tom Lichti wrote:
>>> Delete /etc/localtime and copy over the correct timezone file to
>>> /etc/timezone.
>> Actually it's better to use a link. I'll bet he had copied the file
>> and didn't re-copy it after the update. With a link you never have to
>> worry about that.
> Symlink is bad if /usr or /usr/share is a separate filesystem.  
> Processes
> that start in the early boot stage (before that filesystem is mounted)
> will get the wrong timezone since they won't be able to read /etc/ 
> localtime.

True, I was just thinking of a particular one-partition system. I  
guess nothing fool-proof though.

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