misc/129573: FreeBSD-7.1-RC1 fails to install man pages and doc distribution

Fernan Aguero fernan.aguero at gmail.com
Fri Dec 12 04:10:04 PST 2008

The following reply was made to PR misc/129573; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: "Fernan Aguero" <fernan.aguero at gmail.com>
To: "Garrett Cooper" <yanefbsd at gmail.com>
Cc: freebsd-gnats-submit at freebsd.org
Subject: Re: misc/129573: FreeBSD-7.1-RC1 fails to install man pages and doc distribution
Date: Fri, 12 Dec 2008 09:40:34 -0200

 On Thu, Dec 11, 2008 at 6:38 PM, Garrett Cooper <yanefbsd at gmail.com> wrote:
 > On Thu, Dec 11, 2008 at 7:35 AM, Fernan Aguero <fernan.aguero at gmail.com> wrote:
 >> i) select express installation
 >> ii) format the drive and create partitions
 >> iii) select a minimal installation
 >> iv) commit to installation
 >> (drives were formatted and FreeBSD was installed successfully)
 >> v) select additional packages/distributions to install:
 >> man pages, preformatted man pages, doc distribution
 >> These failed to install with errors
 >> PS: the MD5 checksum of both the ISO image and the burned CD match the one published in the FTP site.
 > 1. Manpages are present on the FTP server:
 > ftp://ftp.freebsd.org/pub/FreeBSD/releases/amd64/7.1-RC1/manpages/
 > 2. If the manpages weren't present sysinstall should fail after trying
 > to find the sources.
 > -Garrett
 The burned CD does in fact have the catpages, manpages and doc
 subdirs, all populated, but I don't know if these files are all that
 is needed or if there's anything missing or corrupted:
 ls /media/FreeBSD_Install/7.1-RC1/manpages/
 CHECKSUM.MD5     manpages.aa  manpages.ad  manpages.inf
 CHECKSUM.SHA256  manpages.ab  manpages.ae  manpages.mtree
 install.sh       manpages.ac  manpages.af
 ls /media/FreeBSD_Install/7.1-RC1/catpages/
 catpages.aa  catpages.ac  catpages.ae   catpages.mtree  CHECKSUM.SHA256
 catpages.ab  catpages.ad  catpages.inf  CHECKSUM.MD5    install.sh
 ls /media/FreeBSD_Install/7.1-RC1/doc/
 CHECKSUM.MD5     doc.aj  doc.au  doc.bf  doc.bq  doc.cb  doc.cm  doc.cx
 CHECKSUM.SHA256  doc.ak  doc.av  doc.bg  doc.br  doc.cc  doc.cn  doc.cy
 doc.aa           doc.al  doc.aw  doc.bh  doc.bs  doc.cd  doc.co  doc.cz
 doc.ab           doc.am  doc.ax  doc.bi  doc.bt  doc.ce  doc.cp  doc.da
 doc.ac           doc.an  doc.ay  doc.bj  doc.bu  doc.cf  doc.cq  doc.db
 doc.ad           doc.ao  doc.az  doc.bk  doc.bv  doc.cg  doc.cr  doc.dc
 doc.ae           doc.ap  doc.ba  doc.bl  doc.bw  doc.ch  doc.cs  doc.dd
 doc.af           doc.aq  doc.bb  doc.bm  doc.bx  doc.ci  doc.ct  doc.de
 doc.ag           doc.ar  doc.bc  doc.bn  doc.by  doc.cj  doc.cu  doc.inf
 doc.ah           doc.as  doc.bd  doc.bo  doc.bz  doc.ck  doc.cv  doc.mtree
 doc.ai           doc.at  doc.be  doc.bp  doc.ca  doc.cl  doc.cw  install.sh

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