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Re: Installer login broken (ncurse?)

From: Jasse Jansson <jasse@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 20 Mar 2005 20:34:59 +0100

On Mar 20, 2005, at 7:00 PM, Chris Pressey wrote:

On Sun, 20 Mar 2005 12:44:38 +0100
Sascha Wildner <saw@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

Martin P. Hellwig wrote:
The gcc2 installer cd from 20-Mar-2005 02:18 (corecode) seems to

When logging in as installer on ttyv0 the following message appears:

/usr/libexec/ld-elf.so1: Shared object "libpanel.so.2" not found,
required by "dfuife_curses"
ttyv1 is not available, (alt+F2) but on ttyv2 (I guess) the
following  message appears:

vidcontrol: switching vty: Invalid argument
Installer started
* Creating DFUI connection on ``9999´´
* Connecting in ``9999´´

<white cursor wait block and nothing happens>


I noticed this, too. It is because the dfuife_curses package corecode
puts on the CD is still linked against the old ncurses. I guess
there's  nothing we can do about it until he returns from Madrid.

You can try


in the meantime (in fact please do so, if you want to use/test the


I just tried to install dfly from the iso in the link above.

First of all, the installer looks fine.

But I can not format the hard drive.
newfs /dev/da1s1a times out, and the log reports

'write error: 80
->>> Exit status: 36'

The CD boots from an ide cd-rw unit, and the target
disk is a scsi disk, scsi id 1, attached to the mpt1 device.

Is using scsi hard drives a known issue?


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