On Tue, Feb 06, 2007, Ewald Jenisch wrote: > > Maybe you can give it a try and check whether a current FreeBSD 7 works > > right and report back the result to the list. > > Thanks much for the info. Sure enough I'd like to try FreeBSD 7 but > I'm running into kinda chicken-and-egg-problem here: With the box in > question cut off the net (because the NIC isn't working) I wonder how > I can get the FreeBSD 7 sources onto that box?
Why not just get the latest ISO of FreeBSD 7? See . > Besides that - how/where should I fetch the FreeBSD 7 sources from? Hmm, the only way I can think of is fetching the sources in a working maching, make a tarball of it, burn it on CD and untar the sources in the blade. > what cvsup-file should I use? > > Would changing "*default release=cvs tag=RELENG_6" to something like > "*default release=cvs tag=RELENG_7" be enough? Actually tag would be "*default release=cvs tag=.", see  for details. But shouldn't matter if you go the ISO^H^H^Heasy ;) way.  ftp://ftp.freebsd.org/pub/FreeBSD/snapshots/200702/  http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/cvs-tags.html Cheers, -cs _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"