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Bug#405496: installation-report: successful installation on a rather old Pentium-MMX box

On Thu, 04 Jan 2007 17:39:21 +0100 Frans Pop wrote:

> On Thursday 04 January 2007 17:16, Francesco Poli wrote:
> > But nothing asked me whether the hardware clock was in local time or
> > UTC!
> > It was silently assumed to be UTC, which, BTW, was I what I wanted
> > it to be, but forgot to set accordingly in the BIOS configuration
> > menu.
> It is asked in expert mode. For default installs, we have a smart 
> algorithm that determines the likely value.
> Roughly: if the box also has Windows installed, local time is assumed;
> if  only Linux, UTC is assumed; in some cases the question is asked.
> If the time is incorrect after the boot, the user is expected to
> either  run 'date', or change the UTC setting in /etc/default/rcS.

Ah, I see: I hope this is documented in the installation manual (I
didn't check by myself).

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..................................................... Francesco Poli .
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