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DST did not update

Postby Khaavren on Mon Mar 09, 2009 8:26 am

I live in Eastern US, and a couple of years ago our congress fiddled with the Daylight Savings Time dates. We now change the 2nd Sunday in March, and 1st Sunday in November. Last November, my system's clock changed automatically without problems. Yesterday (The spring-ahead date) did not. I did a zdump command and it appears to have the dates correct, but still did not work. What am I doing wrong?

Linux Mint Elyssa-64

david@Legolas ~ $ zdump -v /etc/localtime | grep 2009
/etc/localtime Sun Mar 8 06:59:59 2009 UTC = Sun Mar 8 01:59:59 2009 EST isdst=0 gmtoff=-18000
/etc/localtime Sun Mar 8 07:00:00 2009 UTC = Sun Mar 8 03:00:00 2009 EDT isdst=1 gmtoff=-14400
/etc/localtime Sun Nov 1 05:59:59 2009 UTC = Sun Nov 1 01:59:59 2009 EDT isdst=1 gmtoff=-14400
/etc/localtime Sun Nov 1 06:00:00 2009 UTC = Sun Nov 1 01:00:00 2009 EST isdst=0 gmtoff=-18000
david@Legolas ~ $
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Re: DST did not update

Postby DataMan on Mon Mar 09, 2009 11:00 am

Have you done your repository updates recently? There was an update passed recently for tzdata.

Mine worked and I Live in Indiana.... (like if it works in Indiana it works everywhere :) )

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Re: DST did not update

Postby Khaavren on Mon Mar 09, 2009 9:48 pm

I haven't done any special for updates. I run Mint update automagically (3 and above get updated). BTW, I am in Ohio, so not too far from you.
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Re: DST did not update

Postby DataMan on Tue Mar 10, 2009 5:10 am

BTW, I am in Ohio, so not too far from you.


True, but Indiana just joined the 20th century (still working on the 21st..) as we didn't have daylight saving time (sorta) up until a couple of years ago... :lol:

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