howto sidestep sysinstall during installation

Daniel O'Connor doconnor at
Mon May 11 23:10:13 UTC 2009

On Tue, 12 May 2009, Saifi Khan wrote:
> On Mon, 11 May 2009, Daniel O'Connor wrote:
> > > Putting out a monthly snapshot is nice and if the people are
> > > going to not find info about 'Fixit#' and commands in the
> > > legendary handbook, that is not very helpful.
> >
> > FreeBSD doesn't work this way, you are trying to fit FreeBSD into
> > your Gentoo way of thinking. Obviously this causes pain, please
> > stop.
> i'll be highly obliged, if you could share some nuggets of
> wisdom on 'the FreeBSD way' ! Please.

Like I said, install a release and upgrade that.

You could try finding a -current snap that does work, but it's probably 
going to be quicker to just get the latest 7 release, install and then 
cvsup/csup to HEAD then build & install.

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