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Re: missing package in desktop installation?

On Sat, Jan 06, 2007 at 04:20:40PM -0500, hendrik@topoi.pooq.com wrote:
> Today I installed etch from the jan 2 netinstall snapshot.
> It worked, with only one glitch (which should be fixed).
> I went into expert mode, and mostly specified the defaults.
> This left me installing the base system and a desktop (specified
> in the dselect phase of the installer.)
> But when I booted into the new system, X wouldn't com up, and complained 
> that it could not load modules 'kbd' or 'mouse' because "module does not 
> exist"
> starting aptitude and installiny packages
>    xserver-xorg-input-kbd
> and
>    xserver-xorg-input-mouse
> fixed the problem.  Surely the installer should have installed these 
> itself?
Can you try again without using expert mode?  If the normal mode fails
to install those then yes, that is certainly bug.  If this only happened
in expert mode, then no, it is not a bug, just a hazard of being an
expert :-)



Roberto C. Sanchez

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