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Date:      Thu, 6 Aug 1998 11:40:37 -0700 (PDT)
From:      Doug White <>
To:        Stefan Finch <>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject:   Re: Download Troubles !!!
Message-ID:  <>
In-Reply-To: <000301bd3276$9ce190c0$8ab2e4d4@s.finch>

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On Thu, 5 Feb 1998, Stefan Finch wrote:

>     I'm trying to download v2.2.7, but can't seem to establish a ftp
> connection. The floppy boots fine, run through the installation
> options (details below), and am presented with an 'undefined error 0 -
> can't open ftp.xxxxx'

How are you connected to the network?  Ethernet card?  PPP dislup

> I have tried going through the primary URL, and also specified my local mirror -
> /

Try just

The installer will pick up the version id.

> I just can't make the connection.
> My ISP is Demon Internet (UK), and these are the details....
> my computer -static IP (host)  =
>                                             = 
> => domain =
> Destination/Gateway = (as supplied by Demon)
> DNS (primary) =

Use this as the name server.

> I'm not too sure what to use for DNS/Name Server, and have left these
> and iponfig options blank.  Is this correct ???

Yes, leave the ifconfig options blank, but not the DNS/Nameserver field.

Doug White                              | University of Oregon  
Internet:    | Residence Networking Assistant    | Computer Science Major

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