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Date:      Sat, 9 Apr 2011 14:56:46 -0700
From:      lottamiata@yahoo.com
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Difficulty installing 8.2 stable.
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Another addendum: I used the sysinstall debugger on tty1 to determine that
my tarball files were not unzipped during the ISO image extraction from the
.bz file.  Does anyone know how I can both extract the ISO image and
uncompress the tarballs without destroying the image?

On Fri, Apr 8, 2011 at 2:06 PM, <lottamiata@yahoo.com> wrote:

> Addendum: During the installation, I did get error messages that indicated
> certain files were not being found, however I did use the complete DVD ISO
> image, which I believe should have included everything and, to make sure, I
> selected every package for installation.  Also, the reference to Windows was
> for the other machine (an older Toshiba using Vista, not 7) on which I had
> burned the image disk (I completely eliminated the Windows 7 partition on
> the newer machine prior to installation).
>
>
> On Fri, Apr 8, 2011 at 1:57 PM, <lottamiata@yahoo.com> wrote:
>
>> To All:
>>
>> I installed 8.0 last year with no trouble at all.  However, this year, I
>> put it on a new machine (Toshiba laptop A505-S6981 running Windows 7) but I
>> can't seem to get any of the port packages to install.  This time I used a
>> DVD ISO image, rather than a CD-ROM as before.  It seems like sysinstall
>> can't find necessary dependencies, although it does appear to have loaded
>> the packages (e.g., X11) into the proper directories.  Any idea what is
>> going on?
>>
>> Thanks.
>>
>
>
>



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