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Tue Feb 28 01:55:52 PST 2006
On Monday 27 February 2006 23:46, Donald J. O'Neill wrote:
> That file you were missing, lives in /var/db/portsnap/files/ , did you
> look there to see if it was there or not?
No it's not there. The point is, portsnap should be fetching it but isn't.
> Did you do anything to the setup of portsnap?
> Did you somehow, happen to install portsnap from the ports system?
No definitely not. One of the reasons I like FreeBSD 6 is because portsnap is
in the base system.
> A dumb question I know, but it's got to be asked. did you make any
> changes to /etc/portsnap.conf?
Nope- stock file.
> Just what portsnap files did you delete?
The whole of /var/db/portsnap (well actually I just moved them, and put them
back when the download from scratch failed).
> How did you use portsnap, any options when you ran it?
portsnap fetch, plain and simple
> Just a funny thought: do you have defaultrouter="some IP address"
> in /etc/rc.conf.
No, I'm using DCHP. But the (low level) network is not an issue- the server
is otherwise fully functional.
> One final thought, did portsnap ever work for you?
*Possibly* not. On the test machine I installed, then definitely not - it
failed first time. However, the other server I used
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