On Tue, 7 Oct 2008 18:55:24 +1100
Edwin Groothuis <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:

> > $ freebsd-update fetch
> > Fetching metadata signature for 7.0-RELEASE from
> > update.FreeBSD.org... failed. No mirrors remaining, giving up.
> I've heard this before and it is caused by resolvers (most likely
> your router?) which don't understand requests for SRV records.

freebsd-update and portsnap should fall back to the configured server if
they can't get SRV records, they should be able to work through an
http-proxy without any DNS access at all on the local machine.

It sounds like a bug if SRV records are needed.
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