Bug#248047: Cobalt install
On Thu, May 20, 2004 at 06:48:25PM +0100, Martin Michlmayr wrote:
> > installation report revealing a show-stopper:
> The show-stopper is the network configuration, right?
> I'll forward this to the netcfg maintainer. Can you check in
> /var/log/debian-installer/package-versions which version of netcfg was
> But if you did the install today, I guess it was 0.64. Yeah, must be
> That's okay because those modules are only optional modules; those
> which are required were not shown. Did the menu not make that clear?
No, that was quite clear; I just mentioned it to make the install
report as reproducible as possible.
> > [many hours later... boy, is that box sloooow!]
> Really? It takes about 45 minutes here (fast network connection).
> How long does it take for you (roughly)?
I didn't look at the clock, but 45 mins sounds about right -- y'know,
when you're used to installing woody on 1GHz++ machines...
> > - in base-config, there's no visual indication of the active button --
> > both look exactely like this (i.e. no bold or inverse or stuff,
> > cursor is somewhere else):
> > . Is the hardware clock set to GMT? .
> > . <Yes> <No> .
> Did you do the installation without a colour-enabled terminal program?
I'm using minicom in an rxvt, both from woody; I think I've never seen
color in minicom.
> > - line editing characters (^U, ^A, ...) don't work in text entry fields.
> Do you know if that worked before?
It does work in the woody installer, and it did work in the original
installation test (during base-config).
> Ah, thanks for testing. I'll try to get the ext2 revision 0 program
> pushed into testing before Sunday, so if you could do an installation
> of "testing" on Sunday this would be appreciated. This should work
> 100% without any problems, and if there are any, we have to fix them
> for rc1.
OK, I'll try to find the time.
** christian mock in vienna, austria -- http://www.tahina.priv.at/~cm/
> 'schweinesystem, repressives'.
Könnt ihr nicht wenigstens aus diesem Thread OS/400 raushalten?
-- frank paulsen und fefe in dasr