Bug#470144: debian-installer: broken cyrillic messages in the log console while installation
2008/3/10, Frans Pop <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> I think that an issue like this will in practice only get solved if someone
> who is affected by it puts some time in it. And even then I'm not sure that
> we can solve it in all cases, especially if the solution would cost a lot
> in terms of memory or initrd size.
> Note that you should be able to read the logs by using the web server option
> in "Save debug logs", though I agree that's a workaround instead of a real
> Jérémy Bobbio is working on supporting a graphical terminal in the graphical
> installer. I've just tried an install in Russian using his demo image and
> that _does_ solve the problem  (not tested if it also works for
> languages using combining scripts).
Yes, readable Russian with ugly font.