svn commit: r270644 - stable/10/usr.sbin/bsdinstall/scripts

Slawa Olhovchenkov slw at
Thu Aug 28 07:34:12 UTC 2014

On Wed, Aug 27, 2014 at 07:27:37PM -0700, dteske at wrote:

> Now compare that to the following code:
> =markup
> Read: There is a /usr/home already -- what's the issue?

May be best mount to /home and do symlink from /usr/home?
This is proposal. I think for ZFS install this is natural.

> > Other datasets have special atributes and removing datasets is simples
> > then creating and to easy to forget create their before use.
> Perhaps; but if you're really deploying that many systems (to which it is
> a need that each be setup in the same [custom] manner), you really
> out to make a custom installer.

In some cases I do remote setup where install image supplayed for me.

> Just rip open the installer ISO, create the following file:
> FILE: /etc/installerconfig
> 	# your custom settings here -- see /usr/libexec/bsdinstall/zfsboot

I see this but don't correlate with actual ZFS layout:

/usr in real not copressed, /usr/ports is compressed.
I don't see compression options for /usr/ports in ZFSBOOT_DATASETS, how it work?!

> Then repack the ISO and use that instead of the generic release media.

And do it for each new release?
What about "advanced options" with checkboxes for optional dataset?

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