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re: install/47038: installing from a USB stick image is unnecessarily confusing
The following reply was made to PR install/47038; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: matthew green <mrg%eterna.com.au@localhost>
Cc: install-manager%netbsd.org@localhost, gnats-admin%netbsd.org@localhost,
Subject: re: install/47038: installing from a USB stick image is unnecessarily
Date: Sat, 06 Oct 2012 09:10:42 +1000
> On Fri, Oct 05, 2012 at 11:00:01AM +0000, dholland%netbsd.org@localhost
> > Shouldn't install media that come with installation sets choose their
> > own installation sets by default?
> Yes, I think both on CDs and USB images we should pass an option to sysinst
> making it skip the distmedium menu and go straight to get_via_cdrom() (with
> included magic to find the cd drive used) or get_via_localdir() in the usb
does this mean i wouldn't be able to choose some other media?
i use this feature fairly often -- boot some random cdrom, but
use sets from some other place (usually ftp or nfs.)
i was thinking it would make the default be right, so you could
just hit return and start.
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