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Re: Workaround documented in errata

A Quarta 02 Fevereiro 2011 19:46:57 Julien Cristau você escreveu:


> I can't see that on http://www.debian.org/devel/debian-installer/errata,
> did that get missed?

It's one of the proposals i have made for the errata [1].
In attachment my latest proposal.

I will commit it after a ACK, Otavio/Joey/Colin?


1 - http://lists.debian.org/debian-boot/2011/01/msg01005.html
Melhores cumprimentos/Best regards,

Miguel Figueiredo
Index: errata.wml
RCS file: /cvs/webwml/webwml/english/devel/debian-installer/errata.wml,v
retrieving revision 1.154
diff -u -r1.154 errata.wml
--- errata.wml	22 Jan 2011 22:55:01 -0000	1.154
+++ errata.wml	31 Jan 2011 20:21:13 -0000
@@ -11,6 +11,46 @@
 <dl class="gloss">
+	<dt>Possibly non-working detected USB braille devices</dt></dt>
+	<dd>When letting the Debian Installer detect a plugged USB braille
+        device, the latter may end up showing only "screen not in text
+        mode". This is due to a potential race between detection and frame
+        buffer start. A workaround is to pass <tt>brltty</tt> on the kernel
+        command line to force detection.
+	See <a href="http://bugs.debian.org/611648";>#611648</a>.
+	</dd>
+	<dt>No network driver for Sparc T2+</dt>
+	<dd>niu network driver, required by newer T2+ sparc systems is not 
+	included in d-i, making it impossible to install on them using any 
+	method which relies on early network setup. Driver is included in 
+	kernel packages, so network is expected to operate normally after 
+	installation is completed.<br />
+	See <a ref="http://bugs.debian.org/608516";>#608516</a>.
+	</dd>
+	<dt>Systems using aty graphics cards may not boot the installer correctly</dt>
+	<dd>
+	Systems using aty graphics cards (for example, Ultra 10) may not 
+	boot the installer correctly, with kernel freezing early in the boot 
+	stage with last message "console [tty0] enabled, bootconsole 
+	disabled". This is a kernel bug, for which a patch is available, 
+	however it may be not fully fixed.<br />
+	The issue may be worked around by adding a kernel boot parameter 
+	'video=atyfb:off' to turn off the framebuffer during boot, which 
+	allows the installer (and regular kernel) to be booted on such systems.<br />
+	See <a ref="http://bugs.debian.org/609466";>#609466</a>.
+	</dd>
+	<dt>Keyboard selection, with graphical installer, does not work for some layouts</dt>
+	<dd>
+	Preselection of keyboard is not working with graphical installations 
+	for some combinations (Bulgaria, Swiss German, Sweden and Brazilian). 
+	Also the choice made is not beind used, and the system 
+	defaults to American English (/etc/default/keyboard).<br />
+	See <a ref="http://bugs.debian.org/610843";>#610843</a>.
+	</dd>
 	<dt>Potential installation problems with RTL8169-based network cards</dt>
 	<dd>The Debian installer may be unable to use network cards based 
 	on the RTL8169 family during the installation, which includes 

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