unable to install from floppies

SWIT mark at s-wit.net
Sat May 29 12:36:35 PDT 2004

thanks for the help. However I see no were to put in the IP address for the
ftp server. Its already there in the list of all the ftp servers to d/l the
files from.
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Bill Moran" <wmoran at potentialtech.com>
To: "SWIT" <mark at s-wit.net>
Cc: "freebsd" <freebsd-questions at freebsd.org>
Sent: Saturday, May 29, 2004 12:15 PM
Subject: Re: unable to install from floppies

> SWIT wrote:
> > Hello,
> > I am tyring to install from the floppies.
> > I get to the point were I choose the ftp server to d/l from.
> > then it says can't resolve the ftp.freebsd.org or any of the servers.
> > I tried a static ip and a dhcp ip and neither would work but other
> > on my network will find ftp.freebsd.org (all windows units).
> >
> > I am behind a sonicwall and then a linksys router and have no trouble
> > to any site on the net so not sure why I can't get a resolve.
> > I tried several different namservers and none made a difference.
> Not sure what's wrong, but a workaround would be to find out the IP
> of the FTP server you want to use, and use that instead:
> bash-2.05b$ host ftp.freebsd.org
> ftp.freebsd.org has address
> ftp.freebsd.org has address
> -- 
> Bill Moran
> Potential Technologies
> http://www.potentialtech.com

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