New work on installer?
slave-mike at slavepix.com
Mon May 17 09:37:00 PDT 2004
If one were to *not* use the installer to setup a FreeBSD system, (aka,
like *old* dos, each step done manually), what are the manual steps
Matthew Seaman wrote:
> On Mon, May 17, 2004 at 01:00:37AM -0500, timh at tjhawkins.com wrote:
>>Has there been any new work on the installer or planned? If not, I would like to help... What about graphical?
> There's been plenty of planning and various projects to "produce
> something better", but to the best of my knowledge all such efforts
> have basically ground to a halt. Probably the one that got closest to
> actually getting into production was the libh project --
> but that seems to have imploded under a too ambitious development
> plan, and apparently nothing new has been produced by it since 2002.
> Note that the system installer tends to be quite a sore point around
> the various FreeBSD lists, with all sorts of claims about the current
> sysinstall(8) ranging from loud praises to downright hostility, often
> by people who haven't got the foggiest idea of how to improve things.
> It's also a topic that regularly gets bikeshedded to death.
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