HEADS UP: sysinstall is no longer the default installer

Nathan Whitehorn nwhitehorn at freebsd.org
Sat Mar 19 01:51:53 UTC 2011


On 03/15/11 12:20, Marcel Moolenaar wrote:
> On Mar 14, 2011, at 7:13 AM, Nathan Whitehorn wrote:
>
>> I just committed (r219641) changes that make the release infrastructure (src/release/Makefile) use bsdinstall by default instead of sysinstall on install media. A big thank you is in order to everyone who provided advice, criticism, and testing for this project over the last few months!
> Thanks Nathan,
>
> I checked ia64 and it works well enough. I may come back with a tweak
> here and there after the dust settles, but so far it's more reliable
> (and a while lot simpler) than sysinstall is.
>
> Great work!

Thanks! The installer doesn't yet know (and I don't know) how to set up 
the EFI system partition on IA64, so I'll need some input (or code) from 
you on that point to get things totally up and running.
-Nathan



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