Bug#506252: success: d-i lenny rc1 on nslu2 armel
On Sun, Nov 23, 2008 at 10:28, Martin Michlmayr <email@example.com> wrote:
> * Devin Carraway <firstname.lastname@example.org> [2008-11-19 13:31]:
>> Timezone setup was fine, but the system RTC does not appear to be running,
>> so attempts to write to the hardware clock (which require an RTC poll)
>> failed, causing a brief (but properly detected by the installer) hang.
>> Installed files were timestamped correctly, but on post-install reboot the
>> clock was wrong (also if the clock isn't running the hwclock access on boot
>> will stall, taking hours for the first boot, but I'd disabled that before
>> the reboot.)
> Rod, Gordon, do you know what to do about this situation? I think RTC
> works fine here, but what can we do in the case described by Devin?
This problem didn't occur when I last checked the RC1 installer image.
Sounds like a hardware problem. I wonder if removing and then
reinstalling the NSLU2 battery will solve the problem  (search for
rtc on the page). Alternatively, you could boot the Linksys firmware,
and then try the installer again.
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