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Bug#473321: marked as done (set default_desktop=(kde|xfce) in win32-loader.ini for KDE and Xfce media)

Your message dated Sat, 16 May 2009 21:15:38 +0100
with message-id <20090516201538.GA4862@einval.com>
and subject line Closing old bug
has caused the Debian Bug report #473321,
regarding set default_desktop=(kde|xfce) in win32-loader.ini for KDE and Xfce media
to be marked as done.

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Package: installation-reports

Boot method: qemu virtual machine, both with and without the new "Windows 
install" feature (win32-loader)
Image version: debian-testing-i386-kde-CD-1.iso
Debian GNU/Linux testing "Lenny" - Official Snapshot i386 kde-CD Binary-1 
Installation Date: 2008-03-16

Machine: qemu-0.8.2-4etch1, with kqemu acceleration
Processor: AMD Sempron
Memory: About 200MB for the virtual machines
Partitions: No partition problems

Output of lspci -nn and lspci -vnn:
No hardware problems

Base System Installation Checklist:
[O] = OK, [E] = Error (please elaborate below), [ ] = didn't try it

Initial boot:           [ O]
Detect network card:    [O ]
Configure network:      [ O]
Detect CD:              [ O]
Load installer modules: [O ]
Detect hard drives:     [ O]
Partition hard drives:  [ O]
Install base system:    [ O]
Clock/timezone setup:   [ E]
User/password setup:    [ O]
Install tasks:          [ E]
Install boot loader:    [E]
Overall install:        [ E]


In fact I was surprised, how well this install ran, excellent work, folks!

Install tasks:
The "desktop" task installs, if the installation is started the classic way 
via BIOS from CD. But it does not install, if the CD is started with the new 
win32-loader mechanism from Windows ("XP SP2 spanish" in my case).
An "aptitude install kde kdm" solved it.

Clock/timezone setup:
I chose spanish localization, but the options for Carribean or even other 
countries others than European did not show up in the install with 

Install boot loader:
The dialogue asked me, if grub should be installed in the (hd0) disk, I said 
no, "please install grub in (hd0,1)", but the MBR of the disk has been 
I thought the initial bootloader would be left untouched, but no.

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The official builds have been modifying win32-loader.ini as specified
for quite a while now, so I'm marking this bug fixed.

Steve McIntyre, Cambridge, UK.                                steve@einval.com
You raise the blade, you make the change... You re-arrange me 'til I'm sane...

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