FTP installation problem.

Da Rock rock_on_the_web at hotmail.com
Sun Feb 17 11:20:27 UTC 2008

> Date: Sun, 17 Feb 2008 12:02:36 +0200
> From: pluijzer at gmail.com
> To: freebsd-questions at freebsd.org
> Subject: FTP installation problem.
> Hello,
> I was planning stepping over from Linux to BSD. I trying to install FreeBSD
> using the minimal boot cd over FTP. In the installation menu I select that I
> do not wish to use IPv6, and that I do wish to use DHCP. I sure I have
> selected the correct Network card. Although after this my DHCP settings have
> bin found correctly the installation program reports me that it cannot
> resolve the name of the server (I ve tried more than one)
> I did not find anything special on the second console nor scrolling up with
> scroll lock. My internet connection is working.
> Does anybody have a solution to my problem?
> Thank you,
> Righard
> P.S. is there a way to go to a console during installation to tweak some
> settings like I used doing in Archlinux? Maybe then I can get the connection
> working by hand.
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I have had a similar problem. I believe it depends on the release you are installing- some newer ones aren't supported on older EOL mirrors I think. What release are you trying?
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