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Bug#263604: installer locale bug

Package: installation-reports

Debian-installer-version: http://cdimage.debian.org/pub/cdimage-testing/sarge_d-i/i386/beta4/sarge-i386-netinst. uname -a: Linux masina 2.4.26 #1 SMP Sa Apr 17 19:33:42 CEST 2004 i686 GNU/Linux
Date: 2004.07.29
Method: sarge-i386-netinst. If network install, from where? home Proxied? no, behind a router

Machine: Built by me
Processor: AMD Athlon 1900+
Memory: 512Mb
Root Device: IDE
Root Size/partition table:
   Device Boot      Start         End      Blocks   Id  System
/dev/hda1   *           1         637     5116671    7  HPFS/NTFS
/dev/hda2             638        4867    33977475    f  W95 Ext'd (LBA)
/dev/hda5             638        4357    29880868+   7  HPFS/NTFS
/dev/hda6 4358 4370 104391 b W95 FAT32 /mnt/transfer
/dev/hda7            4371        4832     3710983+  83  Linux				/
/dev/hda8            4833        4867      281106   82  Linux swap

Output of lspci:
0000:00:00.0 Host bridge: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT8366/A/7 [Apollo KT266/A/333] 0000:00:01.0 PCI bridge: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT8366/A/7 [Apollo KT266/A/333 AGP] 0000:00:0a.0 Multimedia audio controller: Creative Labs SB Live! EMU10k1 (rev 08) 0000:00:0a.1 Input device controller: Creative Labs SB Live! MIDI/Game Port (rev 08) 0000:00:0c.0 Ethernet controller: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL-8139/8139C/8139C+ (rev 10) 0000:00:0d.0 FireWire (IEEE 1394): VIA Technologies, Inc. IEEE 1394 Host Controller (rev 46)0000:00:11.0 ISA bridge: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT8233 PCI to ISA Bridge 0000:00:11.1 IDE interface: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT82C586A/B/VT82C686/A/B/VT823x/A/C PIPC Bus Master IDE (rev 06) 0000:00:11.2 USB Controller: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT82xxxxx UHCI USB 1.1 Controller (rev 1b) 0000:00:11.3 USB Controller: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT82xxxxx UHCI USB 1.1 Controller (rev 1b) 0000:01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: nVidia Corporation NV11 [GeForce2 MX/MX 400] (rev b2)

Base System Installation Checklist:

Initial boot worked:    [O]
Configure network HW:   [O]
Config network:         [O]
Detect CD:              [O]
Load installer modules: [O]
Detect hard drives:     [O]
Partition hard drives:  [O]
Create file systems:    [O]
Mount partitions:       [E]
Install base system:    [E]
Install boot loader:    [E]
Reboot:                 [O]
[O] = OK, [E] = Error (please elaborate below), [ ] = didn't try it

I choose language=en, different country, then select Hungary, and during installing base packages, I get the following error: perl: warning: Setting locale failed. (LANGUAGE=(unset) LC_ALL=(unset))

Cannot boot into windows without hacking grub, but that is a known problem as far as I know.

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