Subject: Re: more installation questions:
To: Robert.V.Baron <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jason Thorpe <email@example.com>
Date: 12/06/1997 07:44:11
On Sat, 6 Dec 1997 10:23-EST
"Robert.V.Baron" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> 1. I noticed that in /usr/share, there are both the cat and man versions
> of the man pages. 1.2 only had the cat pages. Is the change a
> feature or an oversight.
Feature. You can make nice .ps versions from the man versions.
> 2. The rc_configured hack in rc.conf seems silly. The first thing I did
> was set it to yes and went multiuser. A day later I looked at all
> the variables I could change. When I install, I want the system to
> run as quickly as possible. I'd much prefer to see a warning printed
> whenever I log in as root telling me to set the rc.conf, than for it
> to inhibit going multiuser.
Um, but it might not properly go multi-user if rc.conf isn't configured.
That message is supposed to be a clue to go looking in rc.conf and figure
out what things need to be changed :-)
> 3. rc.conf by default does not turn on sendmail. I think it should.
...not if sendmail isn't configured for the site.
> 4. I think the front menu in sysinst should have the network Configure
> option vs having it on a utility menu. This makes it easy to find.
I _definitely_ agree with this.
Jason R. Thorpe email@example.com
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