Sysinstall is still inadequate after all of these years
vince at unsane.co.uk
Fri Jul 18 09:46:21 UTC 2008
Gary Jennejohn wrote:
> On Thu, 17 Jul 2008 09:30:17 -0700
> Randy Bush <randy at psg.com> wrote:
>>> I think the best route to that is to have a separate utility for managing disk
>>> partitioning. The installer can then use that utility, and sysadmins can
>>> also use it later after the system is installed.
>> i often invoke sysinstall on a running system to slice/partition/etc a
>> new drive
> [radically trimmed Cc list]
> sade(8) is supposed to take the place of sysinstall for disk operations.
Ahh thats nice to know, might be worth adding to the handbook, I used to
use /usr/ports/sysutils/sfdisk but somethng in base beats it.
> Gary Jennejohn
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