[PC-BSD Dev] Making pc-sysinstaller more modular

Kris Moore kris at pcbsd.org
Tue May 24 07:13:55 PDT 2011

On 05/14/2011 08:30, Bruce Cran wrote:
> On Fri, 25 Feb 2011 15:03:41 -0500
> Kris Moore<kris at pcbsd.org>  wrote:
>> Yea, I like the code layout, much more logical for each page to be in
>> its own widget :)
>> Keep plugging on it, when you get it to a point where you feel its
>> ready to be thrown into a snapshot for testing, let me know.
> I now have far too many other things to work on (i.e. day job etc.), so
> I doubt I'll be able to get back to working on this again any time soon,
> if ever - certainly not in time for 9.0.
Aww, sorry to hear that, but thanks for taking a crack at it though!

> One installer/config-related issue I came across on a standard FreeBSD
> installation and may be worth thinking of adding either in
> pc-sysinstaller or as a post-installation step (if it's not already
> there), is selecting which audio unit to use by default: on my new
> computer, FreeBSD selects the NVIDIA (HDMI?) output, whereas most
> people might expect the green jack on the back to play sound by
> default. Having something up-front that tells people that multiple
> output devices are present might be useful.

I'll have to talk to Alexander about that, I think maybe we can default 
it to analog in snd_hda and fix this issue :)

Kris Moore
PC-BSD Software

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