Using /stand/sysinstall for 5-STABLE package installation
markaw at hydrus.org.uk
Wed Sep 21 00:31:00 PDT 2005
> When I installed my system, I used the .iso images of
> 5.4-STABLE-SNAP006 for a minimal installation and then installed
> various packages using pkg_add -r, downloading them from its default
> setting of ftp.freebsd/pub/FreeBSD/ports/i386/packages-5-stable/Latest.
> I would like to use /stand/sysinstall for installing additional
> packages but its option release name is set to use 5.4-STABLE-SNAP006.
> This gives an error message saying that it cannot find that
> distribution on an ftp server. I've tried changing the release name
> under installation options but nothing I've entered works (e.g.,
> "5.4-STABLE" or "5.4-LATEST"or "RELENG-5").
> So how do I configure /stand/sysinstall to point to the latest stable
> version to use it for installing additional packages?
Have you tried 5.4-RELEASE? That was the only value that worked for me on an
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