Bug#793119: Debian Installer doesn't let me configure locale en_US + time zone UTC
On Tue, Jun 28, 2016 at 02:59:18PM +0200, Neil Williams wrote:
>On Tue, 21 Jul 2015 21:17:55 +0800 Alexander List <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>You need to change the debconf priority from the default of High to
>Medium or Low. Note: this will then cause other steps to ask questions
>you would not see in priority High. This can also be reached from the
>boot menu as Advanced Options -> Expert install. This setting may
>also be possible to access using a preseed file with something like:
>d-i time/zone choice UTC
>e.g. in configure clock, you'll see
>Set the clock using NTP?
>Select your timezone.
>This will offer the default as the zone appropriate for your choice of
>language and locale, with the additional option of UTC.
Ugh. I'm not convinced by the logic there. I'm very tempted to just
add UTC as an option in all cases here, and that will also simplify
the code a little. Any objections?
Steve McIntyre, Cambridge, UK. email@example.com
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