Bug#403195: installation: Finnish timezone not selected by the etch installer
* Tony Hoyle <firstname.lastname@example.org> [2007-01-25 13:46]:
> Just encountered this with the UK timezone as well.. same
> Selected UK, got the correct mirror list etc. but the timzone was
> 'Europe/Andorra'. Is it selecting the first (alphabetically) in the
> Seems to be a bug in the NSLU2 distribution - probably needs pushing
> to whoever maintains that one.
Yes, the reason for this is simple. Installations on the NSLU2 happen
via SSH so all steps are skipped that happen before the network is
brought up - and this includes the country/timezone.
The long term solution is to somehow make the country/timezone
selection available after the net is brought up.
Anyway, this is documented on
"After the installation, you need to configure your timezone because a
default value was chosen for this during the installation. You can do
this with the tzconfig command. Apart from this, your new Debian
system is fully configured."