i need Ports for 4.8

Kris Kennaway kris at obsecurity.org
Tue Jan 31 20:03:56 PST 2006

On Tue, Jan 31, 2006 at 07:58:26PM -0800, email at scottsdalepf.com wrote:
> Hi,
> I am trying get Ports for my jailed FreeBSD 4.8 virtual host and I'm using
> /stant/sysinstall to do it. I choose Passive FTP and use the ftp.freebsd.org
> server to install from but get the following error message:
> Warning:  Can't find the `4.8-RELEASE' distribution on this 
> FTP server.  You may need to visit a different server for 
> the release you are trying to fetch or go to the Options 
> menu and to set the release name to explicitly match what's 
> available on ftp.freebsd.org (or set to "any").
> It will let me input any address I want does anyone know an address to get Ports
> for FreeBSD 4.8 or another way on installing it? Any help is appreciated.

Most FTP sites will no longer carry the 4.8 release bits because they
are so old.  However, check http://mirrorlist.freebsd.org/.

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