unable to install from floppies
wmoran at potentialtech.com
Sat May 29 09:15:35 PDT 2004
> I am tyring to install from the floppies.
> I get to the point were I choose the ftp server to d/l from.
> then it says can't resolve the ftp.freebsd.org or any of the servers.
> I tried a static ip and a dhcp ip and neither would work but other computers
> on my network will find ftp.freebsd.org (all windows units).
> I am behind a sonicwall and then a linksys router and have no trouble going
> to any site on the net so not sure why I can't get a resolve.
> I tried several different namservers and none made a difference.
Not sure what's wrong, but a workaround would be to find out the IP address
of the FTP server you want to use, and use that instead:
bash-2.05b$ host ftp.freebsd.org
ftp.freebsd.org has address 184.108.40.206
ftp.freebsd.org has address 220.127.116.11
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