SSH Help / Installing ports / Internet

Brad Tarver btarver at
Wed May 12 19:48:04 PDT 2004

Bruce Hunter wrote on 05/12/04 09:09 PM:

> I am pinging b/c I am testing. I am trying to install a port. When a 
> port installs, it downloads the required files. Whenever I try, I get an 
> error b/c it can't download any of the files needed for the port. This 
> happens with all ports. On top of that I can't ping crap outside my 
> network. Nothing.. Something is blocking me from going to the net. It 
> not my router, i'm sure of that.

So does it download the files or not. You are contradicting yourself. If 
you can ping an IP address outside of your router, then it's not your 
router. But if you cannot ping a hostname like, then its most 
likely they resolv.conf isn't setup.

Brad Tarver, CCNA

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