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

Kevin Kuphal kuphal at dls.net
Wed Mar 14 04:34:13 UTC 2007

Brian Foddy wrote:
> On Tuesday 13 March 2007 09:25 am, Marco Nelissen wrote:
>>> On 3/12/07, Marco Nelissen <marcone at xs4all.nl> wrote:
>>>>>> I have a Gentoo machine. I emerged timezone-data, but zdump still
>>>>>> shows it thinks DST doesn't start until April:
>>>>> Delete /etc/localtime and copy over the correct timezone file to
>>>>> /etc/timezone.
>>>> That did the trick as far as linux is concerned, however now mythtv
>>>> itself is off by one hour. It didn't start recording '24' on time
>>>> today, and when I started the recording manually, mythtv thought it
>>>> was recording the 10 o' clock news (which is on after 24). All upcoming
>>>> recordings are off by one hour as well (e.g. it thinks it needs to
>>>> record 'Lost' at 9pm, rather than at 10pm when it's actually on).
>>>> Running 'mythfilldatabase', as suggested in another thread, did not
>>>> solve the problem.
>>> try stopping and restarting mythbackend
>>> /etc/init.d/mythbackend restart
>> I should've mentioned: after updating /etc/localtime, I rebooted the
>> machine.
> Since my Mandriva patched machine missed the /etc/localtime file update,
> I found mythfildatabase --refresh-today and related commands will at
> least correct todays shows.  Any new dates are correct, and slowly
> the remaining days will get readjusted.  Unfortunately there is no
> refresh-all option on mythfilldatabase.

   (Only valid for selected grabbers: e.g. DataDirect)
   Force a refresh today or two days (or every day) from now,
   to catch the latest changes

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