Subject: Re: sysinstall "local" tarball
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Michael Graff <email@example.com>
Date: 09/17/1998 11:19:48
firstname.lastname@example.org (Heiko W.Rupp) writes:
> Michael Graff wrote:
> |Ideally, dropping a NetBSD CDROM into a drive, turning on the power,
> |and waiting should be supported. That is, no human intervention, if
> |the site has enough local file/local.sh magic.
> At first, this sounded cool. But
> - I think this can't be supported for all plattfroms on one CD ROM
> - You don't want people come around with a CD, turn power on and all your
> data is lost. I'd expect either to tell the system to go on without asking
> by a command line switch or after one or two times asking if I'm sure.
You're taking me a little too literally.
You'd still have to select the region of the disk you wanted to use,
but once that is done, the install just goes.
It's not _quite_ as I described it, but closer than what we have now.