Christian Perrier wrote:
This means that I can use languagelist only if I put the following
entry back in it:
I think yes.
The important thing is console-cyrillic to be installed. One of the
ways is this languagelist entry, which will implicitly apt-install
console-cyrillic in prebaseconfig. The other way is apt-install
console-cyrillic when language is Russian. The second is commented out
in languagechooser script by Nikolai in r21547. In conclusion, the
above languagelist entry should make Russian cyrillic available in 2nd
stage with sarge's base-config.