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Re: DEBIAN_FRONTEND=text broken

On Thu, Aug 18, 2005 at 10:12:22AM +0100, Larry O'Neill (H.S.A.) wrote:
> Hi,
> 	I've been trying to install debian on a server, but it doesnt have
> a video card, so I am connecting to it via console. However, when I type
> "linux DEBIAN_FRONTEND=text" at the boot prompt, it goes through the
> initial stuff, but then gives me the error:

Strange, I would expect

   linux DEBIAN_FRONTEND=readline

> /home/joey/src/d-i/packages/cdebconf/src/frontend.c:160 (frontend_new):
> Cannot l
> oad frontend module /usr/lib/cdebconf/frontend/text.so:
> /usr/lib/cdebconf/fronte
> nd/text.so: cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory
> 	This error message is repeated continuously and indefinitely.
> Initially this was with a minimal CD with the intention of downloading the
> rest of the install as I go, when this happened, I tried the CD1 from the
> full distribution, but with the same results.
> 	Am I doomed to sit in the server room for hours with the graphical
> install?

Tell us how you are doing when replace 'text' into 'readline'

And even more important which documentation has to be s/text/readline/

> Yours in hope
> Larry

Geert Stappers

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