Install from CVS?
chandler at chapman.edu
Tue Jan 16 04:22:44 UTC 2007
Chuck Swiger wrote:
> On Jan 15, 2007, at 4:11 PM, Jay Chandler wrote:
>> Is it possible to install (instead of upgrading) FreeBSD from my
>> local CVS repository? Looking to find a good way to automate
>> installations, and figured I'd start there.
> Sure, it's possible. You'd have to build a working system from the
> sources on a FreeBSD system, and then install them to the target disk
> somehow (perhaps temporarily install the drive in the working FreeBSD
> system long enough to do the install).
> In practice, people normally install from a CD image they've burned,
> and perform source-based updates after that.
Crikey, that'd be a pain in the arse.
Gotcha, install from ISO...
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