FreeBSD 7.0 Beta-2 can't find INDEX

Kris Kennaway kris at
Wed Nov 14 13:09:46 PST 2007

Friedrich, Steven wrote:
> I tried to install FreeBSD 7.0 Beta-2 from the bootonly iso and from CD1
> iso.  The bootonly iso installs over the net and failed to fetch the
> INDEX when trying to install ports, i.e., xorg, etc.
> CD1 did the same thing.
> Is this a known problem?

Yes, packages are only installed in the "release" directory where 
sysinstall is looking later on in the release process.  You should be 
able to use pkg_add -r, portinstall -P etc post-install.


More information about the freebsd-questions mailing list