Re: Bug#583388: Non-US keyboard problem with graphical installer
On sab, 2010-06-26 at 21:30 +0100, Julien Cristau wrote:
> > > It is not possible to select a non-US keyboard when the selected
> > > language is English and the installer is the graphical.
> > > No problems are encountered using the classical ncurses installer.
> > > See the attached video for more details.
> > I can reconfirm that same behavior even with the latest version of
> > debian-installer, downloaded from
> > http://d-i.debian.org/daily-images/amd64/daily/netboot/gtk/mini.iso
> > today (25 June 2010). Is there anything else I can do to help resolving
> > this issue? It's very common to use the operating system in English
> > without an English keyboard, especially outside US and UK.
> I can confirm this. Looks like a cdebconf/gtk issue, there are two
> 'screenshot' and two 'go back' buttons on that screen, and syslog has:
> debconf: cdebconf_gtk (process:318): WARNING: cdebconf_gtk_choice_model_create_full failed.
> debconf: cdebconf_gtk (process:318): WARNING: tag "keyboard-configuration/layout" failed to display!
> which I guess are related. Any cdebconf gurus could shed some light on
> Alberto, any chance you could go back through the daily images and see
> where this started happening? I'm fairly sure it was working a few
> months ago.
Actually I don't know where to find all the snapshots of Debian CDs.
I could try Squeeze Alpha1, but I can't find an image with the graphical
installer included (nor netinst, nor businesscard, nor CD1).
Any hint about that?