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Re: Anyone working on an automated install?

David Young <> writes:

> On Mon, Oct 22, 2012 at 10:17:29AM -0400, Greg Troxel wrote:
>> Aleksej Saushev <> writes:
>> > NetBSD installation process is straightforward, it is trivial to script it.
>> If you mean with expect, it's not, if you have a lot of machines and
>> don't have consoles wired up.  If you mean that it shouldn't take much
>> coding time to make sysinst take a control file, I agree.
> Aleksej may have meant that to write a script that sets up a disk using
> fdisk(8), disklabel(8), makefs(8), extracts sets with pax(1), runs
> etcupdate(8) to complete some essential installation steps, modifies
> some configuration files (e.g, sets rc_configured=YES in /etc/rc.conf)
> and runs installboot(8) to configure the bootloader, is trivial.
> I wouldn't call it trivial, but it's definitely possible.

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