unattended FreeBSD install

Brian A. Seklecki bseklecki at collaborativefusion.com
Mon Mar 19 21:58:22 UTC 2007

The trick about make release(7) is that it installs your native /usr/obj
into /usr/release_chroot or wherever and begins a fresh make buildworld
in it's chroot and doesn't honor or systems' make.conf(5).

Good for integrating source patches
Bad for pruning out subsystems / profiling.


On Mon, 2007-03-19 at 15:53 -0400, Dave wrote:
> Hello,
> I've read a howto on creating your own FreeBSD isos located at:
> http://romana.now.ie/writing/customfreebsdiso.html
> and i'd like to combine this with an unattended file install.cfg i believe 
> it is. My goal is to go to a box, boot it from CD, then walk away, come 
> back, and the OS including patches is insalled and ready to go with custom 
> packages already installed. If anyone has any working configs, so far my 
> atempts to create an unattend file, have not been successful, i'd appreciate 
> them.
> Thanks.
> Dave.
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Brian A. Seklecki <bseklecki at collaborativefusion.com>
Collaborative Fusion, Inc.

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