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Bug#442891: installation-report: setting up the clock + configuring package manager

Holger Wansing wrote:
> > You don't need to; all these steps handle the case of there being no network
> > cleanly. Clock setup will let you choose your timezone, even if it can't
> > use ntp to synch the clock. Network configuration will still let you pick
> > a hostname for the machine, which is useful even if it's not networked.
> No, that's not correct. When choosing step "Configure the clock",
> it says (wrote from mind, not exactly verbatim): 
> "This step requires a step that wasn't performed, so that step
> needs to be done before. Step that needs to be done before:
> Configure network." 
> Aka "Configure clock" requires network.

As I said, the Configure network step will detect if you do not have a
network card, and succeed (after allowing you to choose a hostname). So
don't skip it, or any other step.

see shy jo

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