FTP install for a newbie
are-harald.brenne at econ.uib.no
Mon Apr 21 13:32:56 PDT 2003
> Everything works fine at the beginning, except when it tries to install the packages or the ports. I can see on my FTP server that the commands FreeBSD sends to receive the files are wrong. FreeBSD sends:
> RETR packages/All/xxx
> xxx being the name of the package.
> When FreeBSD sends that, the server answer that the file does not exist, because I think the command should be:
> RETR packages/All/xxx.tbz
> I tried that command with my Windows ftp client and it works. But I don't know how to set it up in FreeBSD...
> Thanks a lot for your help, and sorry if my english is not very good.
I can suggest two work-arounds.
Do not install any packages at first. Configure the network card. Reboot.
Ftp to the windows box and download the packages you need by hand. Use pkg_add to install. Or, better. Run
then install the packages with pkg_add -r package-name.version123.
The setenv command can be added to /root/.cshrc if you want it set all the time.
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