[PC-BSD Testing] Regarding the "check integrity of installer archive"

Kris Moore kris at pcbsd.org
Wed Jan 26 16:20:58 PST 2011


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On 01/26/2011 15:26, Ben H. wrote:
> Regarding the "check integrity of installer archive"
> 
>> >
>> > - replace "check integrity of installer archive" with message indicating
>> > that they should check their md5 and burn speed if boot fails; this
>> > check is irritatingly slow and I'd rather have an informational message
>> > than stare at the boot screen trying to catch the check before it starts
>> >
>>
>> Done!
> 
> I too sit and watch for this so I can hit: "N" to speed things up.  
> There have been times that I have canceled it only to get a failed
> installation.   After allowing it to run next time, I determined there
> was a hardware issue or something else.
> 
> I agree that I don't want to wait (majority of installs) for the message
> to cancel it but .. it would be nice to know I can allow the test if I wish.
> 
> Could we leave it in and just change the default to "N" instead of "Yes"
> so the option is still there? ( and maybe a little more informational
> verbage too.)
> 
> ...  and maybe some attention getting text like:
> 
>   ================== LAST CHANCE - TEST MEDIA =====================
> 
> lol
>  
> - Ben
> 

That is what I've done, just changed the timeout to default to no, and
if you hit "y" it'll do the full verify :)


- -- 
Kris Moore
PC-BSD Software
iXsystems
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