Subject: Re: 2.0 chap-exinst
From: Paulo Alexandre Pinto Pires <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 07/30/2004 00:46:13
David Laight wrote:
>>I'll try and see if I can make the screenshots at a lower resolutions.
>>In the meanwhile, if somebody has other good suggestions, I'd love to
>Install onto a vnd disk on a running system - then you can pick the
>font for the terminal window.
>Or run nbmake in src/distrib/utils/sysinst then
>cd obj/distrib/utils/sysinst/arch/i386 and run ./sysinst -D
>As non-root (but in group wheel) you should be able to run through
>all the early screens without any chance of trashing the disk.
Is the problem with taking the screenshots or is it laying it out for
printing? If capturing is the problem, and if sysinst will work with a
serial console, one could install with a controlling xterm or use a tool
capable of the making text screenshots/hardcopy (such as GNU screen, but
it won't preserve colors).
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