Adding Packages and Ports
m.seaman at infracaninophile.co.uk
Mon Feb 2 12:43:34 PST 2004
On Mon, Feb 02, 2004 at 03:34:33AM -0500, Krikket wrote:
> I'm going to hold off on replying for a day, while I give this stuff a
> shot, but this part does raise a question for me...
> On Mon, 2 Feb 2004, Matthew Seaman wrote:
> > Those packages are what goes onto the FTP sites, and a
> > sample of the most popular ones go into the install CDs -- there's
> > *far* too much stuff to fit all of it onto a 4 CD distribution set.
> I got my copy of FreeBSD by downloading the isos. CD 1 & 2 and "mini".
> That's all that was available.
> CD #1 was the only CD that was ever asked for by the system.
> Where do the other CD's come into play?
> What's the difference between the isos and the 4 cd set? (Aside from the
> number of CDs...) I haven't seen anything that directly answers this.
> I'm more than willing to support the BSD project, assuming the OS meets my
> needs (and so far it looks like it probably will) I was just planning on
> starting with the BSD stuffie. 8^) And the BSD books...
The isos on the FreeBSD site are what's distributed as disks 1 and 2
of the 4 CD set. You only get the other two CDs (which contain
various selected packages) if you buy a set from FreeBSDMall or Deamon
Dr Matthew J Seaman MA, D.Phil. 26 The Paddocks
PGP: http://www.infracaninophile.co.uk/pgpkey Marlow
Tel: +44 1628 476614 Bucks., SL7 1TH UK
-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: not available
Size: 187 bytes
Desc: not available
Url : http://lists.freebsd.org/pipermail/freebsd-questions/attachments/20040202/90f7f9d6/attachment-0001.bin
More information about the freebsd-questions