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Bug#301343: debian-installer: serial console will only install in english

On Fri, Mar 25, 2005 at 12:30:16AM +0100, Florian Hars wrote:
> Package: debian-installer
> Severity: normal
> Tags: l10n
> I installed the current jigdo-snapshot an a PWS 500au, and if I
> set the console to serial (boot option 1, IIRC), everything works
> fine up to the dialog to select the language. It has lots of ÄÄÄÄ
> instead of horizontal lines (I can live with that), and has german
> selected (so it correctly read the information from SRM, nice). But
> if I actually select German as the language, he screen is cleaned
> twice and the installation hangs. If I either select English from
> the serial console, or German from the graphics console, everything
> works.

Thanks for reporting.

It has been reported before, but I'm neither able find it (quick) back.

Geert Stappers

the missing horizontal lines is a terminal (emulator) issue.
Choose another character set at that end of the serial line.

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