9.0 bsdinstall usage

Fbsd8 fbsd8 at a1poweruser.com
Fri Sep 23 13:40:57 UTC 2011

Adrian Chadd wrote:
> 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
> installer.
> Thanks,
> Adrian
Yes I have been submitting PR's.

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