Installing FreeBSD on HP Computer that is using software RAID 5
carmel_ny at outlook.com
Sat Jan 5 15:58:51 UTC 2019
On Fri, 4 Jan 2019 21:23:22 +0100, Polytropon stated:
>In my opinion, providing RELEASE-pX images (patched versions)
>could be a nice addition to the offerings FreeBSD already has.
>I think you will agree that STABLE "snapshots" probably aren't
>that interesting, while BETA, ALPHA, and RCs might be useful
>Given an Internet connection is activated upon system installation
>time, a non-intrusive dialog could be presented like this:
> You are about to install FreeBSD 12.0.
> Currently there are patched versions
> available which you can install. Please
> select the version you want:
> [ ] FreeBSD 12.0 of 2018-12-12
> [ ] FreeBSD 12.0 p1 of 2019-01-23
> [ ] FreeBSD 12,0 p2 of 2019-02-34
>Sorry for the nonsense dates. :-)
>This is especially handy for installation via "bootonly" media
>where no actual data to be installed is present.
This is essentially exactly what I am looking for. I find the argument
that creating "point" releases would be too time consuming to be an
invalid argument. In reality, this option would only be valid for
"boot-only" discs anyway.
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