fbsd_user at a1poweruser.com
Tue Jan 31 11:15:58 PST 2006
I just now installed 6.0 from cd and installed all my ports using
the pkg_add command and its default ftp server.
Took less than 2 hours start to finish.
I have no firewall or "packetshaper" in between.
So there is nothing wrong with Freebsd 6.0 or pkg_add command.
pkg_add uses fetch in passive mode as default.
Look very hard at your "packetshaper" or firewall as source of your
Try turning then off before you run the pkg_add command again.
From: owner-freebsd-questions at freebsd.org
[mailto:owner-freebsd-questions at freebsd.org]On Behalf Of Sean Murphy
Sent: Tuesday, January 31, 2006 12:38 PM
To: freebsd-questions at freebsd.org
Subject: pkg_add down!
i have set my PACKAGESITE to ftp3 and ftp10 and then monitored the
throughput with my "packetshaper" and it looks as though there is a
problem. I use pkg_add -r perl and pkg_add -r nessus-plugins noth
them going to different ftp servers one on 3 and the other on 10
checking the ftp traffic flow during this process is a little
It will start some traffic not much in the 500 bytes to start the
transfer but then drop to 0 for minutes at a time.
I am running FreeBSD xxx.xxx.xxx 6.0-RELEASE FreeBSD 6.0-RELEASE #0:
Nov 3 09:36:13 UTC 2005
root at x64.samsco.home:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/GENERIC i386
if I go to the ftp site with my browser it seems to work fine.
What should I do as the package never seems to download. is there a
queue on the ftp servers?
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