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Re: 1.4.3: Installer hangs at timezone selection

From: Oliver Fromme <check+ixk4k700rskmlrtl@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: 11 Apr 2006 12:27:26 GMT

joerg@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
 > Oliver Fromme wrote:
 > > Afterwards (still in the installer) I went through the
 > > configuration steps ...  It asked me for UTC or local time
 > > clock, I answered UTC, then it presented a list of time
 > > zones, I selected "Europe" -- and then it hung:  Empty blue
 > > screen, only with the "F10=..." line at the top and the
 > > (empty) help line at the bottom.
 > I know this problem. I'll prepare a debug build of the installer
 > packager after Eastern, so that someone can get me coredumps for this
 > and other problems :-)

Does that mean that you cannot reproduce the problem?
It's quite easy, just boot the official 1.4.3. ISO in
a standard qemu host and go through the installation.
Only takes a few minutes.

However -- The one thing which is extremely annoying is
the pause during boot, when the sshd DSA host keys are
generated.  It takes 29 minutes (!) on my hardware.  It
does that each time you boot the ISO, and there's no
indication how long it will take (no progress display).
Hell, it doesn't even print something like  "This will
take a while, please be patient ..."

Best regards

Oliver Fromme,  secnetix GmbH & Co. KG, Marktplatz 29, 85567 Grafing
Dienstleistungen mit Schwerpunkt FreeBSD: http://www.secnetix.de/bsd

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and may not necessarily reflect the opinions of secnetix in any way.

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