9.0 bsdinstall usage

Fbsd8 fbsd8 at a1poweruser.com
Fri Sep 23 13:33:56 UTC 2011

Daniel O'Connor wrote:
> 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 
 >>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.
> --
> Daniel O'Connor 

You did not read my post correctly. I dont say bsdinstall is run every 
time I boot. I said "the bsdinstall scripts still remain on the new 
installed system."  The point I was making is it should not remain.

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