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Wrong timezone of NVR6128

Publication Date:  2015-05-30 Views:  682 Downloads:  0

Issue Description

Device Type:

NVR6128 G2

SuSE Version:

cat /proc/version

Linux version (geeko@buildhost) (gcc version 4.3.4 [gcc-4_3-branch revision 152973] (SUSE Linux) ) #1 SMP 2010-05-20 11:14:20 +0200

more /etc/SuSE-release

SUSE Linux Enterprise Server 11 (x86_64) VERSION = 11 PATCHLEVEL = 1

Problem Description:

In yast - system - date and time, if we choose Africa-Caiso,

6128:~ # cat /etc/sysconfig/clock |grep TIMEZONE TIMEZONE="Africa/Cairo"


6128:~ # date

Fri May  8 10:17:43 EEST 2015

As we can see, it shows that the timezone is EEST, which is DST time. But Egypt is not a DST zone.

Alarm Information


Handling Process

1. Ask help from SuSE, SuSE confirmed it's a known bug and need to upgrade the RPM version of timezone to timezone-2015c-0.5.1.x86_64.rpm

2. Run the command below to upgrade the timezone RPM.

# rpm -Uvh timezone-2015c-0.5.1.x86_64.rpm

3. Restart the server if it's convenient.

Root Cause

Known bugs of SuSE.


1. Upgrade the timezone RPM to timezone-2015c-0.5.1.x86_64.rpm

# rpm -Uvh timezone-2015c-0.5.1.x86_64.rpm

2. Restart the server


Please prepare a newer version when pre-installed in the NVR6128 to avoid known bugs.