Installation dvd

William A. Mahaffey III wam at
Wed Jun 24 05:32:07 UTC 2015

On 06/23/15 23:29, Polytropon wrote:
> On Tue, 23 Jun 2015 23:17:00 -0453, William A. Mahaffey III wrote:
>> On 06/23/15 23:09, Polytropon wrote:
>>> On Tue, 23 Jun 2015 19:52:22 -0700, Jesse Gooch wrote:
>>>> Actually I think the DVD may contain some software. It's the CD that
>>>> only contains base. Sorry for the bad info.
>>> The installation CD just contains a very narrow set of additional
>>> applications. It's basically the OS parts and assorted software.
>>> The main purpose of this media is to get the OS running, setup
>>> network connection, and start installing via Internet.
>>> The DVD contains more software as precompiled packages, to be
>>> installed with pkg. Of course that software has the versions
>>> that have been "freezed" prior to RELEASE. If you need something
>> "frozen" (sorry, couldn't resist :-) )
> Hey, that's artistic newspeak freedom! :-)
> being freezed: from "freeze" (as in "code freeze"): code in
> the state of being closed to any further alteration; usually
> used with quotation marks
> consult ns dict 10 ed p 404
> :-)

I stand duly spanked :-) ....


	William A. Mahaffey III


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