mike at reifenberger.com
Mon Mar 21 21:06:39 UTC 2011
On Mon, 21 Mar 2011, Nathan Whitehorn wrote:
>> - Does the usage of a "dangerously dedikated disklabel" give any advantage?
> Not that I can think of -- I'm not sure about maximum disk sizes for pure
> BSD-label disks. It's a legitimate option, though, for people doing manual
The question was only ment for the use of "dangerously dedikated disklabel"
by the memstick itself.
I have no opinion for use by the patitioner.
>> - The usage of an UFS-Label for root mounting should be more flexible
> Yes. It is somewhat difficult however, to cross-correlate gpart labels for
> GPT, APM, and PC98, with the labeled provider names (the label is not UFS
> labels, but gpart ones).
>> - The first dialog step should set the keyboard layout
> That *is* the first step.
Inside the bsdinstaller, yes.
The very first dialog step is the welcome page.
Inside "Shell" or "Live CD" youl'll not get asked.
>> - The /etc is not writable which would greatly reduce the usefulness for
>> the ISO
>> image (no modified resolv.conf, sshd_config, ...)
> This is only partly true. /etc/resolv.conf is a symlink into /tmp, which
> allows DHCP and network configuration to work.
I still prefer a standard /etc with writable entries.
Less special and more POLA.
Thanks for your work on bsdinstaller anyhow!
Michael at Reifenberger.com
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