Instant-workstation is missing

Matthew Seaman m.seaman at
Sun Nov 9 08:32:37 PST 2003

On Mon, Nov 10, 2003 at 01:17:20AM +1030, Andrew wrote:

> I have been trying to get FreeBSD 5.2 installed but i am unable to find 
> all the packages that are required on the official cd-rom set i brought.
> i have tryed installing by FTP and i am still unable to find them
> This gouies for instant-workstation

Hmmm... It seems you've gone astray in time.  FreeBSD 5.2 has yet to
be released.  See

Perhaps you mean 5.1 ?

You won't find all possible packages on the CD Rom set as there's
simply far too much stuff to fit onto the CDs.

Your best bet is to install the cvsup-without-gui package:

    # pkg_add -r cvsup-without-gui

then use cvsup to pull down the latest version of the ports tree and
install via ports.  This will have been updated since 5.1 was
released, in order to take account of updates to the dependent
packages. See:


    # cd /usr/ports/misc/instant-server
    # make install



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