man sysinstall

Ceri Davies ceri at
Thu Feb 1 22:47:24 UTC 2007

On Tue, Jan 30, 2007 at 08:05:39PM -0800, Jared Barneck wrote:

> I found the answer for how to reboot in the code.  To
> reboot add the following to the end of the
> install.cfg:
> shutdown
> I found it in this source file:
> /usr/src/usr.sbin/sysinstall/dispatch.c
> This source file has a list of a lot of the functions
> that can be called in the install.cfg. Even though the
> function is called "shutdown" it is a reboot not a
> shutdown, which is perfect because I wanted it to
> reboot.
> Also, I found that a lot of variables are in this
> file:
> /usr/src/usr.sbin/sysinstall/sysinstall.h
> I will try write a few changes to the man page, and
> send it to you with a diff file and get you my working
> install.cfg in my next email.

Thank you Jared, I'll look forward to integrating it.

That must be wonderful!  I don't understand it at all.
                                                  -- Moliere
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