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Bug#688045: Installation report for Wheezy beta 2 installer

Fabian Rodriguez, le Tue 18 Sep 2012 12:51:09 -0400, a écrit :
> >> - - While installing the base system more optional detail (when
> >> downloading updates for example) could be useful .
> >
> > Most people do not care about such details, that is why we don't show
> > them. If you really care, see the documentation:
> >
> > “
> > Error messages and logs are redirected to the fourth console. You can
> > access this console by pressing Left Alt-F4 (hold the left Alt key while
> > pressing the F4 function key); get back to the main installer process
> > with Left Alt-F1.
> > ”
> I appreciate Alt-F4 gives access to this but there isn't a hint about it
> when it would be useful (specially low-bandwidth conditions come to mind).

Well, we can't really provide all kinds of hints for all possible
conditions.  That's why there is documentation.

> >> Odd behavior (not show-stopper):
> >> - - Clock/timezone setup wasn't automatic even though a network
> >> connection was present
> >
> > Do you mean that the clock was not adjusted, or just that the timezone
> > was not asked? When the country has only one timezone, the timezone
> > question is not asked, that's normal.
> Timezone was asked but could have been guessed (GeoIP?),

GeoIP is not really a safe bet. Which country did you select? I actually
wonder whether GeoIP can even help for the countries which have several


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