[mythtv-users] Mythfilldatabase 1hr time offset after 0.21 upgrade
myth at dgreaves.com
Sat May 10 15:12:40 UTC 2008
> On 10/05/2008, David Greaves <myth at dgreaves.com> wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> Previously XMLTV grabs have worked fine - after a delayed upgrade to 0.21 last
>> week the listing data is now out by an hour.
> -- snip --
>> I think the system clock is localtime (since UTC=no in /etc/default/rcS)
>> OS level date is fine. Myth starts to record at the right time - it just has the
>> wrong time in the program table.
>> In mythtv-setup I've got the 'local timezone' set to auto.
>> Any suggestions?
>> PS I've found countless difficulties wrt timezone out there from the early days
>> of myth up to relatively recent trac entries but no clear answer
> I found that setting my system clock (and the bios) to UTC solved the
> problem for me. Leaving it set to localtime always gave me problems
> with mythfilldatabase. I used
> hwclock --utc --set --date="9/22/96 16:45:05"
> Obviously you should use the current date/time in that command (I
> copied that straight from the man page). Also, according to the man
> page, the date/time argument has to be in local time.
Thanks - I'm compiling Myth now to see why it does this.
I'll investigate the UTC thing too.
(UTC systemtime will obviously cause an interaction with automatic wakeup though).
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