Apropos Removal of sysinstall
Bjoern A. Zeeb
bzeeb-lists at lists.zabbadoz.net
Thu Dec 29 14:07:21 UTC 2011
On 29. Dec 2011, at 12:34 , Mark Blackman wrote:
> On Thu, 29 Dec 2011, Peter J. Cherny wrote:
>> I believe removal of sysinstall exposes the community's blindness to a major parts of it's future, ZFS root.
>> Other than following arcane recipes,
>> the only way to create a system with ZFS root is by using Martin Matu?ka's excellent mfsboot images.
>> Where are the plans for making this functionality mainstream ?
> What's stopping this? lack of effort/time or consensus?
> I know it's a volunteer project and there's lots of resource constraints,
> but ZFS on root seems like such a no-brainer that I can only assume it's
> quite hard or nobody has quite decided what it should look like.
Not sure if it's a no-brianer but I seem to remember that there had been
patches prepared for bsdinstall which were never finished/committed.
I'll let that person follow-up himself on the state to where he got.
Bjoern A. Zeeb You have to have visions!
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