9.0 bsdinstall usage

Adrian Chadd adrian at freebsd.org
Fri Sep 23 02:20:19 UTC 2011

On 23 September 2011 10:09, Fbsd8 <fbsd8 at a1poweruser.com> wrote:
> I have installed 9.0 bata2 from cd and the net. In both cases after the
> completion of the install and rebooting, the bsdinstall scripts still remain
> on the new installed system. If I interpret the code logic correctly,
> bsdinstall can ONLY be used for an original install. It's not intended by
> design to be used any other time, unlike sysinstall. I think the "auto"
> script should have code added to remove all traces of the bsdinstall
> environment at the conclusion of the install. This way bsdinstall fulfills
> the original design goals and guarantees no one can exec it by accident and
> kill there running system.

Have you thought about filing PRs for your installer suggestions, just
so they don't get lost?

I've just filed a bsdinstaller PR for a wifi config bug; I'm likely
going to file a few more PRs based on my interaction with the



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