Horrible installer (was: Re: FreeBSD 9)

Chad Perrin perrin at apotheon.com
Mon Jan 23 20:27:23 UTC 2012

On Mon, Jan 23, 2012 at 07:25:03PM +0100, Wojciech Puchar wrote:
> And IMHO sysinstall should not exist, while good documentation about
> installing BY HAND should be there.

I agree with the part of that sentence following the comma.  That is all.

> Someone that cannot install it him/herself will not be able to ever
> manage it after so why waste time.
> Do not forget that FreeBSD is for unix users, contrary to linux
> which is for windoze haters.
> Again i propose removing sysinstall altogether.

Automation is good, provided it does not eliminate useful options and
flexibility.  You seem unaware of this fact in the general case, for some

Chad Perrin [ original content licensed OWL: http://owl.apotheon.org ]

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