Is FTP install broken?
kris at obsecurity.org
Tue Apr 17 16:43:15 UTC 2007
On Tue, Apr 17, 2007 at 04:51:19AM -0700, Philip J. Koenig wrote:
> For probably the 2nd time in history for me, I am trying an FTP
> install. It's been a good while since I've done a FBSD install, and
> I assumed things had gotten more polished since 4.x..
> I'm trying to install the 200703 snapshot of 6.2-STABLE, and no
> matter what server I select, no matter what variant I try of various
> length paths specified in a custom URL to a server that I *know* has
> the files (ftp.freebsd.org), I get the following message:
> Warning: Can't find the '6.2-STABLE-200703' 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 (sic) set the release name to explicitly match what's
> available on ftp.freebsd.org (or set to "any").
> Would you like to select another FTP server?
> I am booting from the 200703 snapshot i386 bootdisk-only ISO image.
I don't think FTP installs are possible for snapshots, i.e. only the
ISO images are provided.
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