X11 installation error

doug at safeport.com doug at safeport.com
Mon May 5 19:13:51 UTC 2008

On Mon, 5 May 2008, Glyn Millington wrote:

> "Ruel Luchavez" <ruel.freebsd at gmail.com> writes:
>> I already try it but the server reply me an error:
>> Error:  FTP Unable to get
>> ftp://ftp.freebsd.org/pub/FreeBSD/ports/i386/packages-6.2-release/Latest/
>>           xorg.tbz: File unavailable (e.g., file not found, no access)
>> pkg_add: unable to fetch 'ftp://ftp.freebsd.org/
>>           pub/FreeBSD/i386/packages6.2-release/Latest/xorg.tbz' by URL

This is most likely a naming issue. Use ftp and manually cd to the above 
directory to find out the name.

>> can anyone Help me to solve it..
> Is there something odd going on in your package database? Have you tried
> a
> #pkgdb -F     ?
Also because of the libraries involved you may not be able to do 'make install' 
while xorg is running. Personally I subscribe to using the package because of 
the length of time to build.

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