Subject: Re: sysinstall "local" tarball
To: None <>
From: Michael Graff <>
List: tech-install
Date: 09/17/1998 11:19:48 (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/ 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.