How to configure DragonFly?

Colin Adams colinpauladams at
Mon Apr 20 22:43:22 PDT 2009

2009/4/20 Jeremy C. Reed <reed at>:
> On Mon, 20 Apr 2009, Colin Adams wrote:
>> Now that I've managed to install DragonFly (and have a working system
>> again) by avoiding using the installer, I need to configure my system.
>> The handbook just shows the menus from the installer. Is it possible
>> to just type a command that will launch that menu system? If not, what
>> commands do I need to run to perform these tasks?
>> P.S. I have no experience of BSD systems, but I've been running Linux
>> for 14 years, so I am familiar with this sort of thing. It's just that
>> there are just sufficient differences for me to feel lost.
> I am not sure what menu system you need for post configuration.

The one the installer provides.

> Does the system at least boot and provide a working login prompt and you
> can get to your shell? Did you get all the sets installed?

I don't know what you mean by all sets.

> Depending where you are you may be able to run "installer".

I can't - it prompts me for a password.

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