Subject: Re: sparc installation: sysinst?
To: Hubert Feyrer <>
From: Todd Vierling <>
List: tech-install
Date: 12/23/2001 11:42:30
On Thu, 20 Dec 2001, Hubert Feyrer wrote:

: it's been brought to my attention that the NetBSD 1.5.2/sparc install
: floppies still ship with the script based installer, which aparently gives
: people great griefs on setting up the disklabel.

The floppies have sysinst, but it's listed as "experimental" (much to my
protest).  However, it was included pretty much by the demands of releng.

IMNSHO, the script based installer should either be dropped, or *that*
should be the one marked as unreliable/experimental.  Sysinst is now our
standard install mechanism.

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