9.0 bsdinstall usage

Daniel O'Connor doconnor at gsoft.com.au
Fri Sep 23 05:00:38 UTC 2011

On 23/09/2011, at 11:39, Fbsd8 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.

The binary is installed by default, but there it isn't run at startup.

If it is being run then I would expect you are booting off your install media again by accident.

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