misc/130361: FREEBSD 7.X does not install properly from FTP server

Charles A. Newcomer charlesn at iapc.net
Sat Jan 10 20:30:04 PST 2009


>Number:         130361
>Category:       misc
>Synopsis:       FREEBSD 7.X does not install properly from FTP server
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       non-critical
>Priority:       low
>Responsible:    freebsd-bugs
>State:          open
>Quarter:        
>Keywords:       
>Date-Required:
>Class:          sw-bug
>Submitter-Id:   current-users
>Arrival-Date:   Sun Jan 11 04:30:03 UTC 2009
>Closed-Date:
>Last-Modified:
>Originator:     Charles A. Newcomer
>Release:        7.1 i386
>Organization:
IAPC
>Environment:
>Description:
FTP installation fails due to the fact that "packages/INDEX" cannot be found.
using CD or DVD iso files.
>How-To-Repeat:
try to do a network install, specifying ALL packages.
>Fix:
create a symlink in the ISOs from the "7.1-RELEASE" directory to the "packages" directory.

cd 7.1-RELEASE
ln -s ../packages packages




>Release-Note:
>Audit-Trail:
>Unformatted:


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