Polytropon freebsd at edvax.de
Thu Jun 3 21:55:14 UTC 2010

On Thu, 3 Jun 2010 21:01:25 +0000 (GMT), Andy Hiscock <andyjhiscock at yahoo.com> wrote:
> LOL - now stuck in and endless loop of:
>  Message ─────────────────────────────┐
>       │Unable to get packages/INDEX file from selected media.   

Do you obtain data via network (up & running checked?) or from CD?
If you know which package to install - if you know its NAME - why
bother with sysinstall? Simply use "pkg_add -r <name>".

> This is like a poorly written shareware app!

No, I think it's acting completely as intended and predictable.
Maybe it's due to a partially failed upgrade process?

>   Really getting pissd here!

You lack patience, maybe knowledge, at least experience. :-)
But that's no problem as long as you're willing to learn from
the given sources and hints.

Magdeburg, Germany
Happy FreeBSD user since 4.0
Andra moi ennepe, Mousa, ...

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