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Re: timezone problems with OpenLink (HD-HG250)

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  • ken_simler
    Thanks Tony and calvinlsc, that did the trick. -Ken ... Yours ... adding ...
    Message 1 of 4 , Feb 11, 2006
      Thanks Tony and calvinlsc, that did the trick.
      -Ken

      --- In LinkStation_General@yahoogroups.com, Tony Morehen
      <tmorehen@...> wrote:
      >
      > You need to set up the /etc/localtime variable correctly. Check its
      > current setting by entering ls -l /etc/localtime. Mine shows
      > localtime -> /usr/share/zoneinfo/MST7MDT as I'm on Mountain time.
      Yours
      > should be linked to EST5EDT. If its not, enter the following commands:
      > rm /etc/localtime
      > ln -s /usr/share/zoneinfo/EST5EDT /etc/localtime
      > Once that is done use date to set the correct date and time or run
      > /etc/init.d/ntpupdate (I assume that you have edited that script,
      adding
      > the required list of NTP servers)
      >
      > Linux works off UTC or Greenwich mean time. Generally, the hardware
      > clock is set to UTC and any functions that display time use the local
      > time vaiable to adjust for the timezone. Note EST = UTC + 5.
      >
      >
      >
      > ken_simler wrote:
      > > I recently used OpenLink to open my LinkStation (gigabit 250) so that
      > > I can run slimserver on it. Everything is in pretty good shape, but
      > > for some reason the LS thinks it's 5 hours east of where it really is.
      > > I'm in the US eastern time zone.
      > >
      > > /etc/timezone says:
      > > export TZ=CP437+5
      > >
      > > /etc/melco/info says:
      > > wg=foo
      > > string=LinkStation
      > > zone=
      > > wins=
      > > usbdisk=on
      > > bkfolder=off
      > > domain=off
      > > pdc=
      > > mtu=151
      > > timezone=+5
      > > locale=CP437
      > >
      > > Any solutions out there? Besides timing of setting the drive to sleep,
      > > it would be nice to get this fixed because I have my Squeezebox show
      > > the time and date when it's not playing.
      > >
      > > Thanks.
      > > -Ken
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