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Bug#473364: installation-report: some install glitches (grub2, tasksel, serial mouse)

On Sun, Apr 20, 2008 at 06:41:44PM +0200, Frans Pop wrote:
> On Friday 04 April 2008, Paul Wise wrote:
> > There are some other minor issues below though:
> >
> > goodbye-microsoft.com
> > wait for grub2 (seems slower than grub1)
> Yes, I've seen that too in Virtualbox. It takes a huge amount of time and 
> you can actually see the display being "assembled".
> /me needs to file a BR about that.

Please go ahead, a reminder will help.  Some parts of update-grub (grub-probe
invokations) are clearly sub-optimal and need to be adjusted.

> > choose en_AU as an additional language - seems that en_AU.iso88591 got
> > preseeded from debian.exe?
> If that is true, it would IMO be a pretty serious bug in win32-loader as 
> Debian is supposed to be installed using UTF-8 locales by default.
> Robert: can you please look into this?

Sounds strange.  Legacy encodings are never (intentionally) preseeded by

Paul, could you paste the debian-installer/locale lines in your
preseed.cfg?  (/preseed.cfg in the installer system)

Robert Millan

"The technological evasion of the license is as unacceptable as the
 legal evasion of the license [...].  That's the provision in section
 1 regarding keys. [...]  We say one thing: when you sell somebody a
 home... give him the keys"  -- Eben Moglen on GPLv3

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