How do I remove the BSD subsystem?

x999x

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Its called "don't install it this time after the next firmware upgrade"

Or at least thats my plan.
 

ciaran00

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You see this in installer? Or no..?


Hey x999x why do you hate openssh :)
 
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x999x

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I don't hate it, I like it. I just don't need 6 megs of stuff I'm not going to use, aka the BSD Subsystem. It doesn't uninstall, it only reinstalls itself, heh.

That kinda leaves one variable I can't control when my iPhone is acting quirky, and thats just not something I'm comfortable with. All I can do is reinstall it and hope that whatever problems I'm experiencing are indirectly affected.
 
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You see this in installer? Or no..?

yeah i see that. when i press on BSD Subsystem it says "reinstall" at the top right corner.

is there any way to take it off?


EDIT: oh.. thats gay. thanks for that info x999x
 
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wisegrape

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I too wanted to uninstall BSD Subsystem but couldn't through installer.app so I restored my phone then started loading installer.app over and being more selective on what I installed. It's a bummer that I can't install MobileFinder without BSD Subsystem. I can't install SummerBoard themes through iShare without MobileFinder as in this thread:

http://forums.everythingicafe.com/threads/summerboard-themes-w-ishare-iphone-download.10001/

I felt with BSD Subsystem installed that my battery seemed to drain faster. Perhaps it's just that I was using my phone much, much more then before. With all of these new apps and themes it's difficult to not keep tweaking the phone and checking installer.app for updates. Not to mention my wireless router went out this week so I can't ssh to the phone anyway.
:(
 
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iMerlin

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Id like to uninstall this as well.
What else needs BSD? I think when I loaded iLauncher it needed BSD, but Ive removed iLauncher so Im not sure what else I need to leave BSD on for. Does Dock, Customize or Summerboard need it?
 

Magicman

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DOH!

Are you sure Magicman, I thought I loaded Dock before BSD and it was working fine.
I'm sure it said I had to install bsd when I tried to install doc first. Tried because I wanted to save room, etc. Of course not being to uninstall it makes it problematic for me to double check :).