[mythtv-users] Myth can't handle daylight time saving?

Nick Rout nick.rout at gmail.com
Fri Oct 30 03:01:17 UTC 2009

On Fri, Oct 30, 2009 at 2:46 PM, Tom Dexter <digitalaudiorock at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 26, 2009 at 8:51 PM, Nick Rout <nick.rout at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Tue, Oct 27, 2009 at 12:45 PM, belcampo <belcampo at zonnet.nl> wrote:
>>> Yan Seiner wrote:
>>>> On Mon, October 26, 2009 3:37 pm, raptor jr wrote:
>>>>>> Not in the US, it didn't...if you're somewhere else, you probably
>>>>>> should've specified it, as your email address doesn't say.
>>>>> Does it matter where i live? Or do you think that i'm lying about that
>>>>> DST
>>>>> occured in my country? In every country in Europe(besides Iceland) DST
>>>>> occur the last sunday of october and it been like that for the last 13
>>>>> years. So no definition or anything has changed. The only thing that
>>>>> changed was the time.
>>>> Well, to get this past the nationality flame war, I would suggest that
>>>> where you live (or at least what your DST policies are) is as relevant as
>>>> what what distro you're using.  The broken recording could be due to bad
>>>> timezone implementation for your area, a screwed up update from your
>>>> disto, etc.
>>>> Plus other users in your time zone could chime in with whether or not they
>>>> are seeing the same issue, helping diagnose the problem.
>>>> Anyway, let's move on.
>>> I seem to remember that I saw this Sunday that ntp changed settings NOT at
>>> 3:00 AM but about noon. It looks like several ntp-servers relied on each
>>> other where the dominant one failed to do it right.
>>> My memory served me well, according to /var/log/messages
>>> Oct 25 12:29:45 mm ntpd[3360]: synchronized to, stratum 3
>>> Oct 25 12:32:59 mm ntpd[3360]: synchronized to, stratum 2
>>> Oct 25 12:36:18 mm ntpd[3360]: synchronized to, stratum 2
>>> Oct 25 12:42:45 mm ntpd[3360]: synchronized to, stratum 2
>>> Oct 25 11:43:46 mm ntpd[3360]: time reset -3600.912511 s
>>> Oct 25 11:47:33 mm ntpd[3360]: synchronized to, stratum 2
>>> Oct 25 12:52:08 mm ntpd[3360]: synchronized to, stratum 2
>>> Oct 25 13:15:50 mm ntpd[3360]: synchronized to, stratum 2
>> I thought that ntp dealt in UTC not localtime, and of course UTC does
>> not change with the seasons.
> That's certainly my understanding.  That 1 hour reset shouldn't have
> happened at all.  As far as I always thought the timezone stuff simply
> deals with translating UTC to lcoaltime in user apps.

dead right

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