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Wed Jan 7 17:07:20 PST 2009
On Wed, Jan 7, 2009 at 7:23 PM, Grant Peel <gpeel at thenetnow.com> wrote:
> Cool to see the thread take this twist, but the original question still
> How doe one install FreeBSD without the sysinstal utility?
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Kurt Buff" <kurt.buff at gmail.com>
> To: "Gonzalo Nemmi" <gnemmi at gmail.com>
> Cc: <freebsd-questions at freebsd.org>
> Sent: Wednesday, January 07, 2009 6:51 PM
> Subject: Re: Sysinstall
> On Wed, Jan 7, 2009 at 3:14 PM, Gonzalo Nemmi <gnemmi at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> On Wednesday 07 January 2009 8:50:39 pm Grant Peel wrote:
>>>> Hi all,
>>>> I keep reading in the man pages and elsewhere that 'sysinstall' is
>>>> in need of 'Death'.
>>>> How would one do a fresh install of FBSD without it?
>>>> Is there a replacement in the works?
>>> Actually, the more use it, the more I like it ..
>>> The only con that I find is that I don't whether it's possible to install
>>> Postfix instead of Sendmail by default, thus getting completely rid of
>>> Sendmail on my FreeBSD installs. But that probably something that I'm
>>> Gonzalo Nemmi
>> In the curses-based sysinstall of later versions of FBSD (7+, I think
>> - haven't done 6 in a while) I do indeed select postfix to install, or
>> no MTA at all, then add postfix later. Depends on my mood...
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you can't unless you do a freebsd from scratch which you can find here
are other ways to do it but I just don't know them.
there is finstall in the works
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