jekillen at prodigy.net
Sat May 16 16:31:31 UTC 2015
On May 16, 2015, at 1:22 AM, Polytropon wrote:
> On Fri, 15 May 2015 21:12:30 -0700, Jeffry Killen wrote:
>> Thank you; The old gui tool was called sysconfig(?). But I will
>> give the
>> new one a tryout.
> It was called sysinstall. You can compare the difference
> in appearance and functionality by having a loot at the
> corresponding handbook chapters:
> Up to FreeBSD 8 -> sysinstall
> FreeBSD 9 and later -> bsdinstall
> Even though it's still possible to do configuration tasks
> right after installation (and still being in "installation
> mode"), most users seem to prefer booting the newly installed
> system and then continuing configuring it, or adding software
> via ports or pkg.
> Regarding ports and the new pkg system, I recommend having
> a look at the relevant chapters:
> It's different from using CVS and pkg_add et al., but it will
> accomplish the same functional results, and more. And easier. :-)
Yes, you're right, now I remember, it's sysinstall.
Thank you for the info, advice
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