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RE: dselect is killing me



Did you, by chance, re-compile your kernel?
I assume not, but there is a kernel module for reading NLS Charset
iso8859-1.  It should be automagically loaded for you.

Let me know.

Bryan

On 19-Oct-99 jh wrote:
> Hi. As anyone who has followed any of my posts knows, I'm totally green. At
> this point I have debian installed. (from floppy) I now have access to my
> cdrom. What I would like to do is install the x-window manager, as well as
> some other things like joe. (some kind of text editor) I also want to
> install the manual pages. Anyway, I go into dselect and mark the things I
> want to install, I take care of the conflicts (that is I generally press
> enter and let dselect figure it out) I go out of that screen and install
> the packages that I marked. The message comes back:
> 
> Iso9660 extensions: Microsoft Joliet level 3
> Unable to load NLS Charset iso8859-1(nls_iso8859_1)
> Get currently installed package versions ?????????????????????????????
> got 71 installed/pending packages
> scanning available packages?cannot open
> var/lib/dpkg/methods/multicd/available: no such file or directory
> 
> Does anyone know what this means? How can I get some things installed?
> 
> Thanks for your assistance,   
> 
> Jeff
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