Sysinstall: Write the FreeBSD version at the top of the display
joao.barros at gmail.com
Fri Jul 14 21:53:02 UTC 2006
On 7/12/06, Gábor Kövesdán <gabor at freebsd.org> wrote:
> Joao Barros wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > I was browsing the list of projects and ideas and stumbled upon one
> > that's rather simple and which would have been useful in the past:
> > Write the FreeBSD version at the top of the display (or somewhere
> > similar visible) - so lazy users know what they are installing
> > (version: release, stable, snapshot + arch: i386, amd64, etc) even
> > when the CD is unlabeled.
> > I'm changing the title of the Main menu using sysctlbyname to:
> > "FreeBSD <kern.osrelease> <hw.machine_arch> - sysinstall Main Menu"
> > The result would be:
> > "FreeBSD 7.0-CURRENT i386 - sysinstall Main Menu"
> > Screenshot of the result:
> > http://img55.imageshack.us/img55/980/sysintall17vv.png
> > If this is what is pretended I'll post the patch.
> I think this is pretended, but anyway, it's a nice feature, so I suggest
> you send-pr-ing the patch by all.
Here's the PR: http://www.freebsd.org/cgi/query-pr.cgi?pr=100309
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