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Re: Requesting an change in the installer

On Fri, Aug 05, 2005 at 01:48:13PM -0700, Tim Leslie wrote:
> After determining nomenclature, why not have a detect in the install,
> and then ask a question with the detected kernel as the default? ala
> <magical CPU count detection code>
> Do you want to use the single (sp) or multiprocessor (mp) kernel? [detected]
> <apply appropriate link>

My thoughts would be more along the lines of keeping track of bsd* that are downloaded during install, then ask which of those you would like as default.  That would reduce the magical CPU count code required.  The rest I would agree with.  This would allow you to NOT download the bsd.{mp|sp|up|??} and it would link the other.

> This would streamline things a bit, I think.

I agree.

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