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On Thu, 2017-07-06 at 10:56 +0200, Hans de Goede wrote:
> > So near as I can tell there is no problem that requires setting the
> > timezone or even remotely correct date info in the installer.
> That is simply not true, on ARM systems without an RTC having a
> wrong date (of by a couple of years) is a big problem. Once the
> date is of far enough (in either direction) SSL certificate
> checks start to fail. And once that happens a lot of things break
> including "dnf update"
Incorrect system time and sudden jumps in the system time (which can
happen if the time is set wrong during install and corrected by NTP
after install) can also cause issues with DHCP and Kerberos.
Which *still* aren't a problem because you'd already setup the timezone
in gnome-initial-setup by the time you encountered those.