[Installer] FreeBSD Snapshots / ISOs with PC-Sysinstall

Matt Olander matt at ixsystems.com
Mon Aug 23 12:27:47 PDT 2010

On Mon, Aug 23, 2010 at 12:21 PM, Brian A. Seklecki (CFI NOC)
<seklecki at noc.cfi.pgh.pa.us> wrote:
> On 8/17/2010 6:54 PM, Brian A. Seklecki (CFI NOC) wrote:
>> All:
>> Is anyone building FreeBSD snapshots with PC-Sysinstall?
>> * Scott Ullrich's snapshots on pfsense.org do not seem to be building.
>> * John Hixon (SP?) at BSDCan2010 mentioned a FreeNAS project to
>> graft a curses based installer
> Also, I'm assuming someone is maintaining patches to
> /usr/src/release/Makefile and /usr/src/release/*/boot_crunch.conf
> The crunchgen stuff looks easy;
> The only other thing to do is set $init_path in loader.conf to include
> /stand/pc-sysinstall, which can be done in the Makefile.
> Defaults:
> #init_path="/sbin/init:/sbin/oinit:/sbin/init.bak:/rescue/init:/stand/sysinstall"
> Before I go butchering my source tree, does anyone care to share existing
> patches?

Hey Brian!

I've cc'd John so he doesn't miss this mail. I know he had a bunch of
patches for HEAD but I think Warner already committed them. John, any
further patches? Have you shared your curses stuff yet? :P


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