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Date:      Wed, 29 Apr 1998 16:24:23 -0700 (PDT)
From:      Doug White <>
To:        Don Muerte <>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject:   Re: a little help for a moron.
Message-ID:  <>
In-Reply-To: <000201bd7286$ed02a6c0$>

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On Tue, 28 Apr 1998, Don Muerte wrote:

> I'm kind of embarassed about this, but I'm a bit confused on how to
> install FreeBSD through my proxy server. I read some things in the
> installation instructions about setting up a proxy server and "faking"
> it, but I don't seem to understand where and how to go about doing these
> things that it mentions. I may end up using a dial up connection to do
> this, but I'd like to know just how I can get around this long download. 

Try setting FTP passive mode on the Options page.  What type of proxy do
you have to go through?

Doug White                              | University of Oregon  
Internet:    | Residence Networking Assistant    | Computer Science Major

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