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Re: NetBSD install experiences
> On Wed, May 13, 2020 at 01:23:59PM -0700, Salil Wadnerkar wrote:
> > I also want to raise one issue about the install.
> > When we try to configure networking, it lets us choose the interface and
> > when we select wireless interface, asks us to choose autoconfigure, or
> > configure everything manually. In autoconfigure, it doesn't even ask which
> > wireless network I want to connect to, and what's the WPA passphrase.
> Yes, wireless network setup is not existent in the installer, it needs
> to be done by escaping to the shell and preparing things manualy before
> returning to sysinst.
> It is on the TODO list...
My experience with sysinst was that the shell was a very limited, rudimentary version of sh.
You would pretty much need to know all the things you need to do to configure the wireless interface before going into a sysinst install.
It seems that setting up a wireless connection with ifconfig and wpa_supplicant is much simpler in FreeBSD than in NetBSD; not sure about Linux.
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