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Date:      Wed, 7 Jan 2009 19:23:20 -0500
From:      "Grant Peel" <gpeel@thenetnow.com>
To:        "Kurt Buff" <kurt.buff@gmail.com>, "Gonzalo Nemmi" <gnemmi@gmail.com>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Sysinstall
Message-ID:  <FE67F5CA95E4456DA0C994DEC531E66E@GRANTPC>
References:  <4C17D6F9D67D4A79814EB2EBA8004034@GRANTPC><200901072114.18255.gnemmi@gmail.com> <a9f4a3860901071551k4e8dd0b7r92458c3d57e15ab@mail.gmail.com>

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Cool to see the thread take this twist, but the original question still 
remains:

How doe one install FreeBSD without the sysinstal utility?

-Grant

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Kurt Buff" <kurt.buff@gmail.com>
To: "Gonzalo Nemmi" <gnemmi@gmail.com>
Cc: <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Sent: Wednesday, January 07, 2009 6:51 PM
Subject: Re: Sysinstall


> On Wed, Jan 7, 2009 at 3:14 PM, Gonzalo Nemmi <gnemmi@gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Wednesday 07 January 2009 8:50:39 pm Grant Peel wrote:
>>> Hi all,
>>>
>>> I keep reading in the man pages and elsewhere that 'sysinstall' is 
>>> greatly
>>> in need of 'Death'.
>>>
>>> How would one do a fresh install of FBSD without it?
>>>
>>> Is there a replacement in the works?
>>>
>>> -Grant
>>
>> Actually, the more  use it, the more I like it ..
>>
>> The only con that I find is that I don't whether it's possible to install
>> Postfix instead of Sendmail by default, thus getting completely rid of
>> Sendmail on my FreeBSD installs. But that probably something that I'm
>> missing.
>>
>> Regards
>> --
>> Blessings
>> Gonzalo Nemmi
>
> In the curses-based sysinstall of later versions of FBSD (7+, I think
> - haven't done 6 in a while) I do indeed select postfix to install, or
> no MTA at all, then add postfix later. Depends on my mood...
>
> Kurt
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