john.marshall at riverwillow.com.au
Fri Oct 9 20:35:52 UTC 2009
On Fri, 09 Oct 2009, 09:15 -0700, Edward Shriver wrote:
> I am attempting to load FreeBSD-7.0.? The computer I am using has no internet connection.? Could you please let me have the location and name of the file(s) that portsnap needs to do its 'extract' thing.
On a system that _does_ have Internet connectivity:
- Do 'portsnap fetch' so that you have a current ports tree snapshot
- Take a backup of /var/db/portsnap
On the machine you are installing:
- Restore /var/db/portsnap from the backup
- Do 'portsnap extract'
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