On Tue, Apr 17, 2007 at 01:45:44PM -0700, Philip J. Koenig wrote: > On 17 Apr 2007 at 11:34, Sean Murphy boldly uttered: > > > Kris Kennaway wrote: > > On Tue, Apr 17, 2007 at 04:51:19AM -0700, Philip J. Koenig wrote: > > > > I'm trying to install the 200703 snapshot of 6.2-STABLE, and no > > matter what server I select, no matter what variant I try of various > > length paths specified in a custom URL to a server that I *know* has > > the files (ftp.freebsd.org), I get the following message: > > > > Warning: Can't find the '6.2-STABLE-200703' distribution on this > > FTP server. You may need to visit a different server for > > the release you are trying to fetch or go to the Options > > menu and to (sic) set the release name to explicitly match what's > > available on ftp.freebsd.org (or set to "any"). > > > > Would you like to select another FTP server? > > > > > > I am booting from the 200703 snapshot i386 bootdisk-only ISO image. > > > > > > I don't think FTP installs are possible for snapshots, i.e. only the > > ISO images are provided. > > > During the choice for the ftp server selection there are two servers > > close to the top of the list that are named "snapshot.se.freebsd.org" > > and "snapshot.jp.freebsd.org" you might want to try those. > > > Tried both before I posted my message here. I got the "can't find" > message on both of them. > > Re: Kris's assertion, I guess I could have lived with that if it > weren't for the fact that the installer doesn't give you any clue of > this. > > Thought I was going to avoid the time to download and burn a couple > of CD's, and now it's sucked up way more of my time than making those > CD's ever would have... > > Thanks for the answers/input.
No special casing happens for the snapshot builds, i.e. sysinstall is not specially modified to disable the FTP install option. It should be mentioned in the documentation; but for all I know it already is :) Kris _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"