Bug#304657: Installation report for rc3
> rc3 failed first in manual network configuration, not accepting
> 10.0.0.1 (nor other addresses from the private classes) as a valid IP.
> When editing the IP address after the installer complained, neither
> backspace or left arrow worked at first; however I was able to jump to
> the beginning of the line with ctrl-a and use delete or ctrl-d to
> delete text. After inserting some text at the beginning of the line,
> backspace suddenly started to work.
This seems to remind me a very old bug which occurred when one enteres
a high-ascii character inadvertently in a debconf dialog.
Joey, do you remember that one ?