Ummm... Why can't I find the FreeBSD 6.0 ISO images?

Chuck Swiger cswiger at
Fri Jan 13 23:37:37 PST 2006

David Benfell wrote:
> On Sat, 14 Jan 2006 00:15:59 -0500, Kris Kennaway wrote:
>> Unable to confirm:
> <snip>
> Okay.  Now I'm really bewildered.  But apparently the problem is on my
> Mac.
> On a lark, I tried another system.  This one is my OpenBSD system that
> I use for routing.  It's pulling down the ISO just fine.
[ ... ]
> But ncftp and Safari's invocation of Finder also failed.

Your wget attempt seemed to use active-mode FTP, which doesn't traverse some 
firewalls; you might also try "ifconfig en0 mtu 1400" and see whether that does 
anything helpful...


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