Packages-CDs for 4.8 and beyond (was: Re: freeBSD 4.8)

Robert Storey y2kbug at
Wed May 21 22:04:41 PDT 2003

On Wed, 21 May 2003 02:21:50 -0500
Chris Pressey <cpressey at> wrote:

> I understand that FreeBSD project support for the packages-CDs was
> dropped so that they could be a value-added service for vendors, so I
> suppose my question might be better phrased as: Does anyone have
> pointers to vendors which will continue to provide packages-CDs for 4.8
> and beyond (ideally as ISO images that can be downloaded free of
> charge?)

Dear Chris,

"Free of charge" I don't know about, but I've noticed that the FreeBSDmall
web site is offering 5.1, 4 CD set ("pre-order" at the moment) for US$40.


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