timezone setup not when running in vmware?

Justin R. Knierim lfs at lfs-matrix.net
Tue Aug 9 09:15:18 PDT 2005


Gerard Beekmans wrote:

> I just fired up the livecd on an actual server i'm preparing for a 
> customer and i was asked to specify the timezone, locale, etc. I 
> wasn't asked these questions when it ran in VMware. Any idea why? 
> Again I haven't at all looked any of the scripts to see how they work 
> and why they might skip stuff. Just curious if there is a known reason 
> or if it's a bug you guys would like to look into. I can do the 
> testing later today to help out if need be.
>
Hi Gerard,

After looking at the script, the only thing i can see would be that the 
script checks if TZ is set.  If so, then it assumes that the system 
clock is already configured.  I am not sure if this is the problem you 
are seeing though.

Which cd version and is TZ set?

Thanks.

Justin



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