Messed up my ports - "Can't find the `5.1-RELEASE' distribution on this FTP server."

Kris Kennaway kris at
Thu Feb 10 13:02:23 PST 2005

On Thu, Feb 10, 2005 at 04:14:32PM +0100, Joachim Dagerot wrote:
> I have probably done something sometime on my 2 year+ server installation that wrecked my port installation.
> Whenever I try to install a port I get the "Can't find the `5.1-RELEASE' distribution on this FTP server." the same goes with "sysinstall -> configure -> Distributions" I have tried multiple servers including the main. With the same result.
> I really don't know what to do. Any help is appreciated!

The old 5.1-RELEASE is no longer carried on many mirrors because of
space reasons.  Look for another one with

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