How to configure DragonFly?

Colin Adams colinpauladams at
Mon Apr 20 22:51:54 PDT 2009

Furthermore, if I try to run the installer from the live DVD, it won't
let me TAB to any of the other options, such as configuring an
installed system (which is all I want to do).

So please someone tell me the name of the shell-script that I need to run.

2009/4/21 Colin Adams <colinpauladams at>:
> 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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