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Re: FWD: mostly UI issues (Re: redesigning the debian installer)

Adam Di Carlo wrote:
> Joey Hess <joey@kitenet.net> writes:
> > > One of the things I really hate about Red Hat's installer, though, is
> > > that there's no way to escape to a shell during an installation if
> > > you're on the serial console.  It does have shell-on-virtual-terminal
> > > support, which is all fine and dandy if you're on headed machine, but
> > > if you're headless, you're SOL.
> > 
> > How does our installer handle this now? I've not had the opportunity to
> > do a serial install of debian, ever.
> dbootstrap has a "run a subshell" option on the menu.

Oh yeah, I was thinking about a shell on a seperate VT for some reason.

see shy jo

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