On Monday 28 August 2006 23:59, Dr. Jennifer Nussbaum wrote: > Gerard Seibert <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: On Mon, 28 Aug 2006, Dr. Jennifer Nussbaum wrote: > > Hi, > > > > I inherited a FreeBSD 4.8 box that had a lot of out of date ports on it. > > in trying to fix some of this, i seem to have screwed up the package or > > ports system in a way i cant manage to fix. > > That is really quite an old version of FSBD. If possible, I think you > would be well served by updating to the latest version - 6.1 - if > possible. > > I may be wrong, but I do not believe that there is a lot of support for > that version anymore. >
There is some support... > I wish i could, but i dont have physical access to the machine - its > in a remote location with no serial console. So if anything gets > messed up during an upgrade, im in a hell of a lot of trouble. > I suppose, you can update to 4.11-STABLE without physical access to the machine. I suppose it will work. Then you could use binary packages(pkg_add -r something). Packages are built for 4-STABLE. ftp://ftp.freebsd.org/pub/FreeBSD/ports/i386/packages-4-stable/ > I dont know when i'll be able to fix this problem so until i can upgrade > the OS i at least want to keep the rest of it up to date. Why don't you use cvs to get your ports tree up to date? and then build everything you want? > > Jen. > > > --------------------------------- > Do you Yahoo!? > Everyone is raving about the all-new Yahoo! Mail. > _______________________________________________ > firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to > "[EMAIL PROTECTED]" -- Νικόλαος Βασιλειάδης Τεχνικός Δικτύου Teledome SA Φιλαρέτου 10 & Δοϊράνης Καλλιθέα 176 72 Τηλ.: 210 955 1500 Φάξ: 210 956 3882 e-mail:[EMAIL PROTECTED] http://www.teledome.gr This e-mail is confidential. If you are not the intended recipient, you should not copy it, re-transmit it, use it or disclose its contents, but should return it to the sender immediately and delete the copy from your system. TELEDOME SA is not responsible for, nor endorses, any opinion, recommendation, conclusion, solicitation, offer or agreement or any information contained in this communication. TELEDOME SA cannot accept any responsibility for the accuracy or completeness of this message as it has been transmitted over a public network. If you suspect that the message may have been intercepted or amended, please contact the sender. _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"