missing 9.0 installation packages
wblock at wonkity.com
Wed Jan 25 21:58:20 UTC 2012
On Wed, 25 Jan 2012, John Baldwin wrote:
> On Monday, January 23, 2012 4:27:26 am Aristedes Maniatis wrote:
>> I wanted to install src onto an existing RELEASE-9.0 box (that is maintained
> using freebsd-update), since I needed to build lsof. I then used sysintall as
>> * Media: ftp.freebsd.org
>> * Distribution: custom -> src -> sys/base/include/lib
>> Error message was then:
>> | Unable to transfer the sbase distribution from ?
>> ? ftp://ftp.freebsd.org. ?
>> ? ?
>> ? Do you want to try to retrieve it again? |
>> I see some distributions here:
> ftp://ftp.freebsd.org/pub/FreeBSD/releases/amd64/amd64/9.0-RELEASE/ but I
> can't see anything called sbase.txz in my searching.
>> This might work fine from CD, but this server is in the colo without an easy
> way for me to insert a CD.
> You can't use sysinstall on 9.0 since the distribution format changed. I
> don't think there is a way to install them via bsdinstall post-install.
> (Nathan cc'd in case there is). I think you can root around in the FTP
> directory and find the source tarball and untar it on your box by hand
People have been asking on the forums, too, so I wrote this to show
retrieving the source as a tar file, with csup, and with svn:
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