On Sat, Jul 25, 2009 at 10:02 AM, Osamu Aoki<firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > Hi, > > I bet you must have installed your system by chosing non-English > language as your choice. > Osamu > nah, debian was installed with english language. after the fact i reconfigured to add chinese characters. but this was a while ago and the machine booted up fine after doing that. im going to wipe, and try again.