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Bug#403195: installation: Finnish timezone not selected by the etch installer

Hi Martin

On 2/18/07, Martin Michlmayr <tbm@cyrius.com> wrote:

16:20 < fjp> What about not including countrychooser in the initrd and
 not preseeding the country?
16:21 < fjp> s/countrychooser/localechooser/
16:22 < fjp> It is what s/390 does with locale preseeded to C. Then
 the country gets asked for the timezone as tzconfig depends on
 localechooser. (IIRC)

Gordon, do you think you could try that?

I removed localechooser from the installer image by adding
'localechooser -' to pkg-lists/netboot/arm/ixp4xx.cfg and confirmed
that initrd/usr/bin/localechooser no longer existed in the installer
initrd. However, the preseed.cfg file that exists/is created in the
root directory of the installer, still contains a selected country,
and therefore the time zone menu still only gives me US time zones
from which to select.

~ # cat preseed.cfg
# Preseed file to make d-i download udebs from unstable, useful for daily
# builds and development builds.
d-i mirror/udeb/suite string unstable
d-i mirror/udeb/suite seen false
d-i ethdetect/use_firewire_ethernet boolean false
d-i debian-installer/locale string C
d-i countrychooser/country-name select United States
d-i lowmem/low note
d-i netcfg/get_hostname string debian
d-i netcfg/get_domain string example.org
d-i network-console/password password install
d-i network-console/password-again password install
d-i partconf/already-mounted boolean false
d-i netcfg/choose_interface select eth0
d-i netcfg/get_ipaddress string
d-i netcfg/get_netmask string
d-i netcfg/get_gateway string
d-i netcfg/get_nameservers string
d-i netcfg/confirm_static boolean true
d-i netcfg/disable_dhcp boolean true
d-i netcfg/get_hostname string LKG7102D7

How do I tell the installer not add a preselected country to preseed.cfg ?


Gordon Farquharson

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