Apropos Removal of sysinstall

Warner Losh imp at bsdimp.com
Wed Jan 4 20:59:06 UTC 2012

On Dec 29, 2011, at 1:49 PM, Bruce Cran wrote:

> On 29/12/2011 18:39, Renato Botelho wrote:
>> IIRC, PCBSD installer can install a regular FreeBSD on ZFS. 
> It can do, but you're left with a /very/ basic installation - the hostname, network interfaces etc. aren't configured, which could be a problem for some people.
> If I thought there would be any support for it, I'd try and find time to plug in the sade(4) rewrite into sysinstall - it has a rather nice UI and supports ZFS.

The base of the PC-BSD installer is in the system as pc-sysinstall...  There were plans to merge bsdinstall with it that never came to fruition.  pc-sysinstall handles the hard part of the system install on a huge number of combinations.

Just FYI.


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