installing manual pages

Zbigniew Szalbot zbigniew at
Mon Jul 23 09:31:10 UTC 2007


>> When I went for FreeBSD, I chose the minimal distribution and as a
> result
>> do not have man pages. I would like to install them but when I specify
> an
>> fpt server (via sysinstall) I get:
>> Unable to transfer the manpages distribution from
>> This is 6.2-RELEASE-p6 #4. I changed the name into any in sysinstall
>> options because otherwise it would complain that there is no such
>> distribution on the server.
>> What should I do to have the man pages installed?
> Fire up sysinstall and add the 'man' bundle of files? :-)

Thanks for your answer. You probably did not read my post. I do this via
sysinstall and it fails. But I am not sure what I am doing wrong. I do not
have the FBSD iso image so I need to use an ftp server and here's where I
get stuck.

Warm regards,

Zbigniew Szalbot

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