Subject: Re: Sysinst confusion and recommendations.
To: Gerald C. Simmons <>
From: Frank van der Linden <>
List: current-users
Date: 07/14/1998 09:55:11
On Mon, Jul 13, 1998 at 07:41:26AM -0700, Gerald C. Simmons wrote:
> I just attempted to upgrade from ver 1.2.1 to 1.3.2, and had a few
> observations. This was my first exposure to Sysisnt. Overall, I really liked
> the new install program. However, here were a couple of things that hung me up:

> 	* Section 10. Finalizing your installation.
> 	     "After reboot, you can log in "root" at the login prompt."
>              Well, no, rc.conf still has the Configured Flag set to "NO".
>              No Multi-user mode - No Login. I got stuck here because I
>              couldn't figure out how to edit rc.conf. None of my editors
>              worked. I'm going to re-boot to 1.2.1 and clean-up the 1.3.2
>              install.

On which architecture is this? For the i386, I added a patch that set
rc_configured=YES in rc.conf when finalizing the install for 1.3.2,
you should definitely not be seeing it there.

- Frank