Olivier Gautherot <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>(by way of Olivier Gautherot\ <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>) writes:
> I'm facing a funny situation that I don't really understand... I'm currently > running 5.1 (I thought it was -STABLE but the CDROM says -RELEASE, so I'm not > completely sure as I have had it for some time). It installed painlessly. You seem to be confused about what a release is, or what a code branch is. There are some entries in the FAQ that might help explain this... > As I was reorganizing my hard disk, I thought I would upgrade to 5.2 but, for > some reason, it won't install. The CDROM image seems to have been written > fine, it boots properly, I can edit and select the various options, I can > repartition the disk (basically to erase the partition contents), the base > system loads fine ... until it tries to load the PERL package, where it > fails. As a number of packages depend on PERL, they won't install either. > This happens with both 5.2-RC1 and 5.2-RC2 (I remember seeing the same on the > latest 5.1-RELEASE too). Why not just install without perl or the dependent packages, then add them afterwards? To actually have a chance of fixing the problem, we'd need to know more details of what happens when "it fails." _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"