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Date:      Thu, 19 Nov 2009 18:21:09 -0800
From:      Randi Harper <>
To:        Gary Kline <>
Cc:        Manolis Kiagias <>, Polytropon <>, FreeBSD Mailing List <>
Subject:   Re: no sshd on new server...
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On Wed, Nov 18, 2009 at 3:12 PM, Gary Kline <> wrote:

>         no joy on 8.0rcx.
>        i got stuck in an infinite loop and decided to go back to my 7.2
> DVD.
>        there i know i can get out to the net ; i always installed zsh.
>        there are TWO kinds of gateways.  one gateway is my local;
>        the other is my wide area 209.* that runs thru my pfsense firewall.
>        i =am= getting more familiar with this rats nets of details.   i t
>        hink we are severely oversue for a better way of doing a barebone
>        install on virgin hardware.....
>        =sigh=
This makes so little sense that I'm actually kind of amazed.

1.) infinite loop? explain?

2.) what does zsh have to do with getting out to the internet?

3.) wtf is a "barebone install on virgin hardware"? What have you been doing
to your hardware that you have specific definitions of virgin and not virgin

sysinstall has had some changes since 7.x, but no changes that would have
affected network service configuration (yet). You ran through the install
and didn't bother reading all of the dialogs before hitting enter, so you
don't have ssh installed. Good job. Don't blame FreeBSD for your ineptitude.

-- randi

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