Install = endless loop during Ubuntu install

J.B. Nicholson-Owens jbn at
Tue Sep 21 08:30:46 UTC 2004

Steve . wrote:
> FEEDBACK/SUGGESTION:  Add a 'Set System Time?' query during install...
> ??? ( if laptop hardware is detected...or maybe, temp reset system
> time to years in the future for a laptop auto install... ??? )

Wouldn't the real fix be to make sure the battery in your clock works?  Even if 
the workaround is appropriate, is it really necessary to ask to set the time? 
What would be the harm in simply turning on a network connection (if 
available), getting the time and date, and setting the clock?

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