6-CURRENT installation from boot cd

Chris racerx at makeworld.com
Wed Apr 6 06:10:34 PDT 2005

Manuel Manuel wrote:
> Hi there,
> I'm looking for a 6-CURRENT bootonly CD image.
> http://www.freebsd.org/where.html ... tells me the following:
> "If you're interested in a purely experimental snapshot release of
> FreeBSD-CURRENT (AKA 6.0-CURRENT), aimed at developers and bleeding-edge
> testers only, then please see the daily snapshot server FTP site."
> Unfortunately I didn't find an appropriate image there.
> ftp://current.freebsd.org/pub/FreeBSD/snapshots/i386/ISO-IMAGES/00SNAPSHOTS_CD_README 
> The readme file above, does not mention the 6-CURRENT release and 
> everything
> on this server looks quite old to me. Am I looking at the wrong place?
> Where can I find a bootonly cd image which lets me boot with it and 
> download
> a 6-CURRENT snapshot via FTP? If there does not exist something like 
> that, what
> is the best and recommended way to install a 6-CURRENT release? (Yes, I 
> want
> to develop on this machine if someone is going to ask me that.)
> If someone could point me in the right direction it would be greatly 
> appreciated.
> Thanks.

You need to subscribe to the FreeBSD-Current list for questions like 
this. Next, on the FBSD site, on the right side, seek Snapshot Releases.

It only takes a little thinking and reading of the site.

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