Launching a CURSES based application on bootup and before getty launches

Scott Ullrich sullrich at
Sun May 17 20:32:00 UTC 2009

On Sun, May 17, 2009 at 6:30 AM, Ed Schouten <ed at> wrote:
> Hi Scott,
> I'm a little lazy to experiment with your ISO, but I have two questions:
> - How are you launching the installer? /etc/rc? Is it a stripped down
>  version of a FreeBSD install? If so, can you explain to me how the
>  boot procedure works?

/etc/rc launches /etc/rc.bootup (php, yeah, yeah I know) :)

> - What version of FreeBSD are you using? Is it HEAD or RELENG_*?

This is CURRENT.   Everything is working great now after fixing a few
obvious mistakes on my part.

New TTY code is holding up great, nice work!


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