remote install of freebsd via ssh

Dan MacMillan flowers at
Thu Apr 8 16:19:33 PDT 2004

> From: Brian
> Sent: April 8, 2004 05:21
> Hello,
> Is there a way (or what is the best way) for installing freebsd
> remotely?  I have a nontechnical person at the site that can put
> in a cd or enter a few commands, but the thought of walking
> through a full install via the phone is not fun.  I would prefer
> to be able to use ssh for configuring.  Any suggestions would be
> a great help.

If the system is already running Linux, you can try the depenguinator.

I haven't used this and make no warranty or claim yadda yadda.

However, anything you're going to be able to do remotely is likely going to
be more difficult than guiding your Johnny on the spot through the install.
The core install is pretty simple.


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