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Bug#269607: Installation Report debian-installer

REICHL Klaus wrote:
> First try with a misconfigured NAT router
> hung very long on apt's sources.list checkout.
> No useful error message at the end.		medium

Surely you got a dialog with the error messages from apt, which probably
spoke of timeouts.

> Password boxes don't show anything being 	low
> typed in (should be '*' or something)

There are good security reasons for not echoing anything as passwords
are entered. I don't understand this fascination with doing so.

> tasksel doesn't offer `desktop' task		high
> Analysis: apt-cache dumpavail doesn't show
>           `kde' which is needed by the
> 	  `desktop' task.

Yes, testing is lacking kde. The desktop task is gone until this is

see shy jo

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