Proper FreeBSD installation practices

lars lars at
Tue Jan 31 15:08:51 PST 2006

"Alvaro J. Gurdin" <AJGurdian at> wrote:
> I used sysinstall to look for it: the chose 
> configure->packages->ftp->main site->package selection->DNS
> in there I saw several versions of BIND but 9.3.1 was the newest.
> What am I doing wrong?  I chose FTP to try to get the most up to date 
> info....what happened?
> I see 9.3.2 on Fresh ports, why not thru sysinstall?
Maybe the FTP repository you are getting the package from
simply doesn't have the newest package(s).

You could also try 
# pkg_add -r bind9 
for kicks.

Otherwise, update your ports tree and install from there.

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