[mythtv-users] Time change causes problems
garrycook at gmail.com
Mon Apr 4 05:13:57 UTC 2005
On Apr 3, 2005 11:06 PM, Jim Turpin <mythtv at jimturpin.com> wrote:
> I tried the Phoenix time zone in attempt as a temporary fix to the QT
> problem. However it sets my time an hour early. Which I guess is tolerable
> until there's a patch for QT (which I hope is soon Coming). I tried to roll
> back Qt and Qt-Mysql, but there were so many dependencies it didn't seem
> like a wise choice.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org
> [mailto:mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org] On Behalf Of Brian Foddy
> Sent: Sunday, April 03, 2005 10:50 PM
> To: Discussion about mythtv
> Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] Time change causes problems
> If you mean Arizona, there is a special timezone file/rule for that area.
> Make sure your timezone is set to "US/Arizona" and it will follow the
> correct rules for the Arizona/Pheonix area. There is also a special
> exception for East Indiana I think. If your timezone is set correctly,
> the system will never have to be tweaked. Unless of course the
> QT error people have mentioned bites you...
> You can find all the rules in /usr/share/zoneinfo
> (may vary slightly by distro).
> On Sunday 03 April 2005 08:52 pm, Jim Turpin wrote:
> > Ok, So does anyone have any suggestions for people living in Mountain
> > Standard Time.....or is it Mountain Daylight Time now? I'm not sure if
> > there's a TZ I can pick to substitute.....
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org
> > [mailto:mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org] On Behalf Of Michael Haan
> > Sent: Sunday, April 03, 2005 5:58 PM
> > To: Discussion about mythtv
> > Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] Time change causes problems
> > Yep - just did that and it's fine now.
> > On Apr 3, 2005 7:50 PM, Preston Crow <pc-mythtv05 at crowcastle.net> wrote:
> > > > > I'm running Gentoo, so I did:
> > > > > ln -sf /usr/share/zoneinfo/America/Virgin /etc/localtime
> > > > > If you're in EDT, the Virgin Islands use AST, and don't do DST, so
> > > > > they're the same during the summer. (i.e., Atlantic Standard Time
> > > > > and Eastern Daylight Time are the same, and tropical areas tend not
> > > > > to use Daylight Savings Time, as is the case with the one I
> > > > > selected.)
> > > >
> > > > I'm also on Gentoo, so I tried just rolling back to the old version of
> > > > QT (3.3.3). However, this doesn't seem to have fixed the problem. Do
> > > > I need to do something more?
> > >
> > > One you have the timezone/QT set to the right versions, restart the
> > > backend, then re-run mythfilldatabase.
> > >
> > > --PC
> > >
I'm in the Mountain time zone, I saw this issue yesterday and thought
that mythfilldatabase would probably fix it when it ran this morning.
That didn't help. So, I gave the box a reboot and it works just fine
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