On Sunday 16 March 2008 21:29:29 Joshua Isom wrote: > > On Mar 16, 2008, at 3:02 PM, Mel wrote: > > > On Sunday ١٦ March ٢٠٠٨ ٢١:٠٣:٢٧ Incoming Mail List wrote: > > > >> I think I can answer this one. Perhaps, not enough disk space? See, > >> the "Where is packages-٦.٢-release" for more context. You know, disk > >> space isn't infinite...uh-huh. > > > > Easy to bitch, ain't it? > > Make an iso-dvd then and provide the space and bandwidth. > > > > I hope they never release a DVD officially, cause it'll mean that ٨٠% > > of > > what's downloaded then will never ever be used, yet it does use up the > > bandwidth on every new release. Stick to windows if you believe that's > > a > > proper use of resources. > > > > Well, since the OP just wants a DVD version, and not specifically a > version that's too big to fit on a CD, why not just create a DVD iso > that contains just enough to install? > > Personally, I wonder why there isn't a ISO image that'll install > FreeBSD somewhat in a Gentoo concept, format the disk(s), download the > source, csup and install from the source(good for someone wanting to > follow -STABLE instead of -RELEASE), install and csup the ports tree, > and good to go. >
Sorry - FreeBSD is - you have been able to install FreeBSD from the mini dist (I and floppies used to work) for a long long time. Personally I would like to have the option of a DVD - but that is mainly because I would like it as a backup of /usr/local _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"