dd question

Warren Block wblock at wonkity.com
Mon Sep 28 18:18:30 UTC 2015

On Sun, 27 Sep 2015, William A. Mahaffey III wrote:

> On 09/27/15 20:07, Warren Block wrote:
>> Messing with a bsdlabel installer image is probably a waste of time, but 
>> yes, you can add a partition (a bsdlabel partition).  Or you can probably 
>> use growfs to expand the filesystem to the size of the drive. If you 
>> already have images on the network, consider mounting them with NFS 
>> instead. 
> How do I do that (mount images using NFS) ? Is that feasible for boot/install 
> ? Thanks & TIA ....

Set up an NFS server on the system with the images:
That example shows sharing a CDROM image.

Then mount that from the installer command line.  (Untested by me, but 
I'd expect it to work.)

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