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Re: dbootstrap fails to tell me about virtual consoles

On Tue, Apr 04, 2000 at 01:14:00PM -0700, Joey Hess wrote:
> That's not dbootstrap, that's base-config. Getting the terminaology
> right makes it more likely I'll notice this type of message.
> > -- simple or
> > advanced -- I choose simple, and then I don't choose *any* of the
> > tasks that it presents to me.  Instead, I go straight to "quit".  It
> > installs the appropriate minimum software, but when it's done it drops
> > me straight into the logon prompt, and doesn't tell me how to use the
> > virtual consoles, nor to "have fun" -- that is, I don't see any of the
> > contents of
> > /usr/src/boot-floppies/scripts/basedisks/po/rootprofile.pot.  However,
> > if, instead of going straight to "quit", I had chosen at least one
> > task, I would have seen those messages.
> Do you have a /root/dbootstrap_settings file? If so, base-config crashed
> before it could finish. If not, something very weird is going on, since
> the logic it uses to display those final messages isn't dependant on
> what you choose to install.
> Hm, do you have procps installed?

I've been seeing this as well for the last few months. I never reported
a bug because I wasn't sure whether it was due to my fairly whacked setup.
I can't remember the exact combinations of choices I made but I was able
to reproduce it. Sorry I can't give more info right now.


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