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Date:      Mon, 1 Aug 2011 21:37:22 -0500
From:      Ryan Coleman <>
To:        Grant Walter <>
Subject:   Re: "Distributions" are missing from home burnt CD
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Distributions, by nature, shouldn't be on the disc... they are outdated =
the moment they are made into an ISO.

run these commands:

These are written assuming you are in as root.

# ftp
This is a 50MB file. It will take some time. I have found = to be the fastest server in the US.
# mkdir /usr/ports
# chown root:wheel /usr/ports
# tar -xzf ./ports.tar.gz  -C /usr/ports/

Capital C is required there... it will shift you to the folder you need.
You can now build your programs as you need to.=20

This is also the most current version of the ports since you are getting =
it straight off the server.


On Aug 1, 2011, at 9:02 PM, Grant Walter wrote:

> Hi guys,
> I burned a CD of the LiveFS image and my installation failed. I then =
tried installing from the Disk 1 image and the install succeeded.=20
> My problem is that there are no "Ditstributions" on the disk. I don't =
even have bash now. :(
> I have searched all over but cannot find a file that contains the =
> Thanks for the help!!!
> -Grant_______________________________________________
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