problems with pkg: Operation timed out

Manish Jain bourne.identity at
Mon Oct 9 17:03:41 UTC 2017

On 10/09/17 22:26, Antonio Olivares wrote:
> Dear FreeBSD users,
> I want to update the packages in my pc and I keep getting operation
> timed out.  Is there a way for pkg to update the packages and avoid
> this message?  I have tried for 3 hrs and it stops at the same place,
> it fetches llvm-* and then it says operation timed out.  I have run
> pkg clean, but the error persists.

I am not certain whether this is the right approach, but when I faced 
that error (with llvm), I did this :

open up an additional terms (Alt + F2)

In that terminal, run : ping

Return to the F1 terminal and then run :

pkg fetch llvm

If that solves your problem, do let me know.
Manish Jain

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