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Date:      Wed, 12 Jul 2006 07:49:08 -0400
From:      Jaime <jaime@snowmoon.com>
To:        "Ivakin E. Dmitriy 83432" <divakin@huawei.com>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: how to update sources?
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On Jul 12, 2006, at 1:57 AM, Ivakin E. Dmitriy 83432 wrote:
> I need upgrade my OS to new release. But this computer not  
> connected to
> Internet and I don't have possibility to download new image. Also  
> there is
> no way to connect it to Internet in the future. How I can do it?

	Could you take a removable HD to another FreeBSD box that has an  
Internet connection?  If so, you could cvsup to a src directory on  
the HD and then use something like rsync or tar to move the files  
over.  Just check the man pages for information about preserving  
ownership and permissions.

	This idea is just for brainstorming.  I've never tried it with  
FreeBSD.  I've tried things resembling it with MacOS X.

							Good luck,
							Jaime



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