Hi, This should help:
http://www.gsoft.com.au/~doconnor/FreeBSD-release.html http://www.gsoft.com.au/~doconnor/release/install.cfg I made my own release with ports on board without additional post-installing. This ports, are configured and ready to work "out of box". Best regards, Sebastian Tymkow 2008/8/14 Matias Surdi <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> > Hi Riaan, > Thanks a lot for your explanation, it's been very usefull to me, really. > > I've been looking about Freesbie, but it seems abandoned.... and on their > mailing list there is no post since a couple of months. > > PfSense, which I use here, uses bsdInstaller but it's last "new" is from > Aug 02 2005, so, it seems abandoned also. > > More of the same with the "livecd" port... the scripts are not up to date > with current FreeBSD releases. > > I'll give a sigth to nanoBSD., but for the moment it seems that where I can > get more support/documentation is with sysinstall and standard FreeBSD > tools. > > > Another question: > > Suppose I create my own install.cfg for sysinstall and then I do a "make > release".If my sysinstall contains a couple of freeBSD packages (bash, > python, etc..) plus a custom package created by me.. How must I instruct > "make release" to include just those packages in the final CDROM? > > > Thanks a lot. > > > Riaan Kruger escribió: > > Sysinstall has a configuration file with wich you can specify several >> options, see man sysinstall(8) for more details. When making a >> release you set the sysinstalls configuration file with the >> LOCAL_PATCHES option to patch it to the chroot environment release >> build environment. >> >> We use it to create a automatic install for a host that we know >> exactly how the disks will be partitioned, what packages are installed >> what users etc. >> >> Here is an snippet of our patch file, (please note I have changed some >> of the names to protect the guilty :) ) >> >> --- /dev/null Sat Jan 26 17:11:01 2008 >> +++ release/install.cfg Sat Jan 26 17:17:46 2008 >> @@ -0,0 +1,31 @@ >> +debug=yes >> + >> +nonInteractive=yes >> +hostname=a.b.c >> +domainname=b.c >> + >> +mediaSetCDROM >> + >> +distSetMinimum >> + >> +disk=ar0 >> >> >> etc, etc >> >> Hope this helps. >> >> PS. You could also look at what nanobsd and I think pfsense does. I >> think they use a different approach. I have heard sysinstall should >> have been "killed" a long time ago but it still works well for us. >> >> >> Riaan >> >> On 8/13/08, Matias Surdi <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: >> >>> Hi again, >>> >>> Suppose I build my own FreeBSD based distro, as described in release(7). >>> How can I script sysinstall or replace it with another installer to >>> customize the installation process? >>> >>> >>> Thanks a lot. >>> >>> _______________________________________________ >>> firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list >>> http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions >>> To unsubscribe, send any mail to " >>> [EMAIL PROTECTED]" >>> >>> _______________________________________________ >> email@example.com mailing list >> http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions >> To unsubscribe, send any mail to " >> [EMAIL PROTECTED]" >> >> > _______________________________________________ > firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to " > [EMAIL PROTECTED]" > _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"