Bug 134553 - Install timezone selection should have "System Uses UTC time" by default
Summary: Install timezone selection should have "System Uses UTC time" by default
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: anaconda   
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Version: 4.0
Hardware: All Linux
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Assignee: Jeremy Katz
QA Contact: Mike McLean
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Reported: 2004-10-04 16:10 UTC by John Haxby
Modified: 2007-11-30 22:07 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-10-04 16:55:20 UTC
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Description John Haxby 2004-10-04 16:10:57 UTC
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Description of problem:
The timezone selection should default the "System uses UTC" checkbox
checked by default.   There may be some merit in having it unchecked
for dual-boot systems (where the other system is Windows), but this is
not terribly likely for most RHEL systems is it?

Although it seems that it's no longer necessary to have this box
checked to have switching to and from daylight savings time the help
text contradicts this does it not?   (I'm sorry, I'm not in a position
to check that definitively right now.)

It also seems that the settings during the install aren't carried
through to the timezone selection during firstboot (but that's a
different bug, already logged)

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How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install
2. Click through to timezone selection
3. Observe "system uses UTC time" box not checked by default, also
note that help text might be lying :-)
    

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Comment 1 Jeremy Katz 2004-10-04 16:55:20 UTC
Unfortunately, dual boot with Windows is more common than you might
hope with RHEL (based on bug reports). 


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