Taking screenshots during install

Nik Clayton nikclayton at gmail.com
Wed Jan 23 11:06:49 PST 2008

Michael W. Lucas wrote:
> Install without taking screenshots.
> Then run in console-only mode.  On the main console, run
> sysinstall(8).  On the second virtual console, use "vidcontrol -p" to
> capture the contents of the first screen to a screenshot file.  Then
> use scr2png to transform that screen shot into a .png.

+1 -- that's the specific use case that the '-p' option to vidcontrol, 
and the scr2* utilities were intended to support (it's how the 
installation screenshots in the Handbook were/are generated).


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