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line truncation in dbootstrap



fredag den 23. november 2001 00:21 skrev Philip Blundell:
> This is normally a symptom of not running dbootstrap with the right locale.
>
> I'm not sure what happens if you use i18n-enabled boot floppies on a
> machine that doesn't have framebuffer support.  Ideally it would fall back
> in some elegant fashion to a more limited i18n (for example, only
> supporting Latin1 characters or something); less ideally, it would fall
> back completely to just the C locale.  Either way, dbootstrap needs to
> DTRT.

The boot-floppies i386 kernels does not include framebuffer support as far as 
I know.

It (dedicated danish boot-floppies) worked fine with latin1 until recently. I 
think it broke around the time we changed to unstable slang1-utf8 and 
slang-utf8-pic, which sounds reasonable.

Claus

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Claus Hindsgaul



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