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Date:      Wed, 17 Aug 2011 15:13:30 +0200
From:      Ruben de Groot <mail25@bzerk.org>
To:        Rui Silva <rsilva.pt@gmail.com>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: ISO images
Message-ID:  <20110817131330.GA51182@ei.bzerk.org>
In-Reply-To: <EB1B12E0-3D3B-4008-881B-BC33047B87B9@gmail.com>
References:  <EB1B12E0-3D3B-4008-881B-BC33047B87B9@gmail.com>

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On Wed, Aug 17, 2011 at 10:56:35AM +0100, Rui Silva typed:
> Hi,
> 
> I want to install FreeBSD for the first time but I have some doubts  
> regarding the ISO images.
> 
> I have downloaded an ISO image (FreeBSD-8.2-RELEASE-i386-dvd1.iso)  
> via torrent, but soon realised that the packages collection was very  
> poor when compared to "ftp://ftp.freebsd.org/pub/FreeBSD/releases/ 
> i386/8.2-RELEASE/packages/"
> 
> Is there any complete ISO image that includes all the packages I saw  
> in "ftp://ftp.freebsd.org/pub/FreeBSD/releases/i386/8.2-RELEASE/ 
> packages/"? That would be really nice.

Not a direct answer, but after installation from the DVD you have, you
can easily install any package from the ftp site by running 

pkg_add -r <packagename>

Ruben




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