Subject: Re: installing modular X.org on top of XFree86?
To: James Hartley <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: matthew sporleder <email@example.com>
Date: 09/01/2007 20:59:35
On 9/1/07, James Hartley <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On 9/1/07, Jeremy C. Reed <email@example.com> wrote:
> > On Sat, 1 Sep 2007, James Hartley wrote:
> > > I would like to install modular X.org on top of 4.0_BETA2, however, I
> > > am currently unable to install 4.0_BETA2 without installing all
> > > thirteen file sets.
> > What does that mean? What 13 sets? And why are you forced to install all
> > of them?
> 1. base.tgz
> 2. comp.tgz
> 3. etc.tgz
> 4. games.tgz
> 5. kern-GENERIC.tgz
> 6. man.tgz
> 7. misc.tgz
> 8. text.tgz
> 9. xbase.tgz
> 10. xcomp.tgz
> 11. xetc.tgz
> 12. xfont.tgz
> 13. xserver.tgz
> sysinst only complains if all thirteen are not installed, but will
> continue to make all devices & create a symlink for the chosen
> timezone. Yet upon reboot, I get into an endless loop where "NetBSD
> boot" (as I recall the text...) is continuously displayed. If I
> install all thirteen file sets, the reboot works as expected.
You can deselect the sets you do not want to install.
Select "Custom Installation" instead of "Full Installation".