On Mon, 20 Sep 2004 13:40:52 +0100 Matthew Seaman <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:
>On Mon, Sep 20, 2004 at 02:21:24PM +0200, messmate wrote: > >> can anyone tell me what tjhis means : "error1, look at the debug >> screen.." >> This error occurs at the install of a package. >> Where is that debug screen ? and what means error 1 exactly ? >> Any help welcome. > >You're using sysinstall(8) to install some packages. An error has >occurred. Now, if you're actually using sysinstall to install the >system, you can hit Alt-F2 to switch to an alternate console where >there should be a load of debug output which will hopefully tell you >exactly what went wrong. > >On the other hand, if you're just running sysinstall(8) from the >command line as a system admin tool, then that output is not actually >accessible. In this case, using 'pkg_add' directly from the command >line will give you a better idea of what's going on: > > # pkg_add -r pkgname > >If you can't work out what the package name should be, take a look at >http://www.freshports.org/ the 'port details' screen very helpfully >tells you exactly what to type. > > Cheers, > > Matthew > >-- >Dr Matthew J Seaman MA, D.Phil. 26 The Paddocks > Savill Way >PGP: http://www.infracaninophile.co.uk/pgpkey Marlow >Tel: +44 1628 476614 Bucks., SL7 1TH >UK > Thanks to all for the help. Adding via /stand/sysinstall didn't add the dependencys. Second: there is no debug screen found ! Downloading the package AND the dependencys with a pkg_add did the trick. -- Amicalement mess-mate _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"