Sysinstall: Write the FreeBSD version at the top of the display
gabor at FreeBSD.org
Wed Jul 12 22:13:30 UTC 2006
Joao Barros wrote:
> Hi all,
> I was browsing the list of projects and ideas and stumbled upon one
> that's rather simple and which would have been useful in the past:
> Write the FreeBSD version at the top of the display (or somewhere
> similar visible) - so lazy users know what they are installing
> (version: release, stable, snapshot + arch: i386, amd64, etc) even
> when the CD is unlabeled.
> I'm changing the title of the Main menu using sysctlbyname to:
> "FreeBSD <kern.osrelease> <hw.machine_arch> - sysinstall Main Menu"
> The result would be:
> "FreeBSD 7.0-CURRENT i386 - sysinstall Main Menu"
> Screenshot of the result:
> If this is what is pretended I'll post the patch.
I think this is pretended, but anyway, it's a nice feature, so I suggest
you send-pr-ing the patch by all.
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