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Bug#229850: Bug#264792: installation-reports: Installation report debian sarge installer

Wouter Hanegraaff wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 10, 2004 at 03:12:22PM -0300, Joey Hess wrote:
> > Wouter Hanegraaff wrote:
> > > Although read-edid can detect the monitor correctly, the read-edid data
> > > was not used in the X configuration that happened in the second part of
> > > installation
> > 
> > Sounds like you should file a bug on xfree86, or add enough details to
> > this report that it can be reassigned there. read-edid is installed, so
> > I don't know why the X config would not use it.
> I just found out that this is bug 229850, filed 27 january 2004. The
> bug contains a trivial patch to resolve the issue, but it has not yet
> been applied. Since *everyone* installing the X window system on Debian
> Sarge will encounter this bug, I hope there's still time to fix this.
> Maybe a message about this issue should be present on
> http://www.nl.debian.org/devel/debian-installer/errata . Even though
> it's not really a problem with the installer, it mostly occurs if you
> are installing debian (not upgrading).

Sigh, if this doesn't get fixed, I guess so.

I don't understand what's the holdup given the good analysis of the
problem and even two patches.

see shy jo

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