Am Montag, den 28.01.2008, 07:19 +0100 schrieb Zbigniew Szalbot:
> Hello,
> 
> I have been trying to install KDE by using pkg_add -r kde but the
> download is always failing. Reading man pkg_add I see a reference to
> change the FTP mode to passive if the download constantly fails.
> However, man does not say which file should be edited to change it. I
> tried pkgtools.conf but I have not found anything about FTP transfer
> mode in there.
> 
> Can you advise which file needs to be edited?
> 
> Also:
> 
> "Note: If you wish to use passive mode ftp in such transfers, set the
>      variable FTP_PASSIVE_MODE to some value in your environment."
> 
> What value should be set for FTP_PASSIVE_MODE? Any value?
> 
> Many thanks!
> 
> Zbigniew Szalbot

Yes just do something like that:

# export FTP_PASSIVE_MODE=true


bye
Norman



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