Bug#227600: hostname asked twice, /target unmounted too early, default real name
Tried with beta4...
* tbm <firstname.lastname@example.org> [2004-01-13 23:48]:
> I have the same problems with my PCMCIA network card as James Troup in
> #227498: I load the 3c59x module and even though it is loaded fine
> It asks me for my hostname twice. After loading the ethernet module,
> I installed the base system, LILO and then I'm at the "Finish the
> installation and reboot" screen. I realize I'd like to have GRUB
> instead, and press "no" (or "go back" or whatever it was) here. GRUB
> fails to install because the CD-ROM and /target have been unmounted
> already! I think the CD should only be ejected and /target unmounted
> if people actually select "Reboot" at the "Finish the installation and
> reboot" screen and not before.
Hmm, this works now.
> After reboot: in the past, base-config would ask me if I wanted to
> create an user account. It no longer does this, which is fine with
> me, but it also does not ask for the real name anymore and creates an
> I tried aptitude for the first time. I only had a CD with main on it,
> and when I pressed on a section in aptitude it wouldn't actually show
Bug cloned and reassigned to aptitude.
> I also tried expert mode. Way too many questions are shown here. I
> thought I might use "expert" by default, but this is _really_ painful.
> During hardware detection, it asks me for additional parameters for
> _every module_! This is surely a bit too much, eve n for expert mode.
Haven't tried but probably still there.