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Date:      Thu, 19 Nov 2009 23:26:15 -0500
From:      Glen Barber <glen.j.barber@gmail.com>
To:        Randi Harper <randi@freebsd.org>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: no sshd on new server...
Message-ID:  <4ad871310911192026t61ad6e99kffea52f49cfa6c10@mail.gmail.com>
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Hi,

On Thu, Nov 19, 2009 at 9:21 PM, Randi Harper <randi@freebsd.org> wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 18, 2009 at 3:12 PM, Gary Kline <kline@thought.org> wrote:
>
>>
>> =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0 no joy on 8.0rcx.
>>
>> =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0i got stuck in an infinite loop and decided to go back to=
 my 7.2
>> DVD.
>> =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0there i know i can get out to the net ; i always installe=
d zsh.
>>
>> =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0there are TWO kinds of gateways. =A0one gateway is my loc=
al 10.47.0.1;
>> =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0the other is my wide area 209.* that runs thru my pfsense=
 firewall.
>>
>> =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0i =3Dam=3D getting more familiar with this rats nets of d=
etails. =A0 i t
>> =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0hink we are severely oversue for a better way of doing a =
barebone
>> =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0install on virgin hardware.....
>>
>> =A0 =A0 =A0 =A0=3Dsigh=3D
>>
>>
> 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?
>

I presume he was either able to pkg_add(1) the binary or build from
ports, which assumes network connectivity in either case - either
downloading the binary installer or the source.

> 3.) wtf is a "barebone install on virgin hardware"? What have you been do=
ing
> to your hardware that you have specific definitions of virgin and not vir=
gin
> hardware?
>

Allow me, speaking entirely on behalf of myself, to translate this to
"minimal install."

> 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 ineptitu=
de.
>

Is this really necessary?

--=20
Glen Barber



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