misc/117951: 7.0Beta2 netinstall fails

Andreas Feid asimex at gmx.de
Fri Nov 9 18:30:04 PST 2007

>Number:         117951
>Category:       misc
>Synopsis:       7.0Beta2 netinstall fails
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       non-critical
>Priority:       low
>Responsible:    freebsd-bugs
>State:          open
>Class:          sw-bug
>Submitter-Id:   current-users
>Arrival-Date:   Sat Nov 10 02:30:03 UTC 2007
>Originator:     Andreas Feid
>Release:        7.0-BETA2
Download the netinst image of 7.0-Beta2
start install
wait till packages are to be fetched
error appears "unable to get packages/index file from the selected media"

Check ftp.freebsd.com

there is indeed no such file

ftp> pwd
257 "/pub/FreeBSD/releases/i386" is cwd.
ftp> ls 7.0-BETA2/packages/INDEX
200 PORT command successful.
550 No such file or directory.
ftp> ls 6.2-RELEASE/packages/INDEX
200 PORT command successful.
150 Opening ASCII mode data connection for /bin/ls.
226 Listing completed.
ftp: 7 bytes received in 0.00Seconds 7000.00Kbytes/sec.

Try to install 7.0-BETA2 via the net
Update the ftp server and all its mirrors with the proper INDEX file


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