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Date:      Wed, 21 Aug 1996 12:30:01 -0400
From:      Gary Chrysler <>
To:        Martin Loeffler <>
Subject:   Re: FTP Install
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Martin Loeffler wrote:
> I'm trying to install freebsd v2.1 via ftp and not having much luck.
> The problem is that when the install box connects to my ftp server
> I get the error "Couldn't get root image from ftp://<server name>"
> The install machine manages to log in fine, and I have the FreeBSD
> 2.1 install CD-Rom mounted on the ftp server. Any suggestions to
> what I've missed? There doesn't seem to be any point at which I'm
> asked to specify where on the ftp server the installation files are
> to be found.

They are expected to be setup exactly the same way
has it's tree structure.


I belive there is a section in the handbook on this matter.

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