Linked by Eugenia Loli on Thu 3rd Nov 2005 01:52 UTC
OpenBSD "Yesterday OpenBSD, the proactively secure Unix-like operating system, released version 3.8, featuring several improvements to networking, RAID management tools, and increased security. At openbsd.org you can download installation files or order the official three-disc CD set, which supports 16 processor architectures out of the box. I took this new release as an opportunity to perform my first ever OpenBSD install." Read more here.
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RE[4]: Inconsistent
by CodeMonkey on Fri 4th Nov 2005 00:06 UTC in reply to "RE[3]: Inconsistent"
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Not automatically launched upon the selection of X I don't think. First off, I don't think it's necessary for the graphical installer to be there, nor do I think it should be. But, if there were one, the options should be available to use the graphical installer or not, not to just automatically use it.

Many servers have X installed because they host applications that use X, but these are rarely run from a monnitor in front of the server. Heck I connect to servers all the time w/ ssh -X and run remote X based programs. Just because you choose to install X by no means implies you want a "pretty installer with buttons" . That said, I would also not be opposed to a curses-based installer like FreeBSD (yes I know it's on it's way out but I still like it). I personally have no problem with the installer, but I would say that it is not for the faint of heart.

The current setup for the installer gives it incredible universality (is that a word?).

Edited 2005-11-04 00:12

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