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Re: Bug#255439: Bug#255689: Bug#255439: d-i report

clone 255439 -1 -2
submitter -1 Sven Luther <sven.luther@wanadoo.fr>
submitter -2 Sven Luther <sven.luther@wanadoo.fr>
retitle -1 xserver-xfree86: [debconf] set subarchitecture-based Macintosh defaults for keyboard on m68k and powerpc Macs
retitle -2 xserver-xfree86: [debconf] permit blank answers for monitor sync ranges
reassign -1 xserver-xfree86
reassign -2 xserver-xfree86
severity -1 wishlist
severity -2 wishlist

On Fri, Aug 20, 2004 at 10:11:34AM +0200, Sven Luther wrote:
> Am checking with the 5964 (Radeon 9200 SE) right now on a cleanly installed
> d-i install without any of the extra tasksel desktop stuff. A first few comments : 
>   1) i still get proposed a macintosh keyboard by default. i need an pc105
>   one. Maybe it would be possible to check the subarch, if it is a pmac, then
>   propose macintosh, if not, then propose pcXXX stuff.

Yes.  Something similar should be done for m68k Macs.  They need to use
"macintosh_old", since 2.4 isn't available for that subarch.  Debian 68k
guys, is it reasonable to expect 2.6 m68k Mac kernels to use Linux keycodes
by default?

Cloning a bug for this.

>   2) it proposed me the us keyboard. Maybe this could be taken from the chosen
>   language used for the console and found in the debconf database ? 

Yes; there have been several bugs filed about this already, so I'm not
cloning a new one.  See #238778, #239827, #242321, and #242605.

>   3) it is not possible to propose an empty monitor lines. I have a DVI
>   connected LCD flat panel, and comenting out the monitor frequencies works
>   best.

Cloning a bug for this.

d-i guys, I'm done with this bug (#255439) if you want to close it.

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