wrong time of print jobs (gmt)

Helge Blischke H.Blischke at srz-berlin.de
Fri Jul 9 05:07:35 PDT 2004

sba.privat at gmx.de wrote:
> Hello,
> we are using cups on several SUSE Linux Enterprise Servers 8.
> We have a stange problem with all of our cups servers.
> When a print job is started, the displayed start time is 2 houns in the past. (that's greenwich time, but we're in germany...)
> The linux system time is correctly set.
> Does cups use the time of the hardware clock or does it always display greenwich time?
> Are there any options to adjust the time?

cupsd needs the correct time zone in the environment variable TZ
at startup time. Check if the start script (in /etc/init.d/cups or
/etc/rc.d/init.d/cups) gets the needed value from a valid source
and/or if it is already defined at this time (nearly boot time).


H.Blischke at srz-berlin.de
H.Blischke at srz-berlin.com
H.Blischke at acm.org

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