Getting assistant to install 4.4BSD-Lite2 software

Björn König bkoenig at
Wed Sep 14 10:34:46 PDT 2005

shafi kamal wrote:

> Hello,  
>   I am a new user to 4.4FreeBSD . I have collected the 4.4BSD-Lite2.tar.gz file & trying to set up i.e install 4.4BSD-Lite2 distribution software in my FreeBSD system.
> I am in some truble. Can u show we me the way to make installation complete.

I guess you mean FreeBSD 4.4 (September 2001)? This release has nothing 
to do with 4.4BSD-Lite2 (June 1995). Use "uname -r" to find out your 
exact version. I suggest to start with a more recent release, e.g. 
FreeBSD 5.4 (May 2005). You'll find some information about the relation 
to 4.4BSD-Lite2 in this text:

The handbook ( is a good reference to start with 


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