[mythtv-users] How to tell mythtv to change the time zone
Michael T. Dean
mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Fri Nov 13 17:33:35 UTC 2009
On 11/13/2009 12:17 PM, Laura Conrad wrote:
>>>>>> "Michael" == Michael T Dean writes:
> >> However, mythtv is still in eastern Africa. Needless to say, it's a
> >> nuisance trying to find the shows I want to record since they're at 3
> >> AM the next day, instead of 8 or 10 PM tonight.
> >> Is there a good way to tell mythtv to change this? Reinstalling
> >> wouldn't be tragic (I haven't actually gotten a usable recording yet),
> >> but would be a nuisance.
> Michael> Have you restarted mythbackend since changing the time zone? Also,
> Michael> depending on your distro's startup/scripts, you may need to restart
> Michael> (reboot) the system for the changes to be "finished."
> I've rebooted several times.
Then check your (text file called) /etc/timezone file (and--though it
should not be used on a *buntu system, /etc/sysconfig/clock file). If
you don't have an /etc/timezone file or an /etc/sysconfig/clock file,
Myth should be identifying the time zone based on /etc/localtime.
What instructions did you follow for changing your time zone settings on
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