pkg_add hangs with ftp.uk.freebsd.org packages.
mark.blackman at netscalibur.co.uk
Wed Feb 28 13:08:35 GMT 2001
Whew! I thought I was hallucinating for a bit. misery loves company
etc... I personally suspect their ftpd server but I could be jumping
to conclusions. They (ftp.uk.freebsd.org) have nice connectivity which
is why I tend to use them. Note that fetch is happy i.e. as a subsitute.
(excluding dependency fetching)
pkg_add -v package.tgz
Probably something about the pipe into gzip/tar is the problem, but I
couldn't say what.
> On Fri, Feb 23, 2001 at 09:53:47AM +0000, Mark Blackman wrote:
> > perhaps someone else has seen/sorted out this issue, but
> > lately (last two-four months) pkg_add hangs when picking
> > up stuff from ftp.uk.freebsd.org but not from ftp[2-5].uk.freebsd.org.
> I haven't done any investigation in to this, but I noticed it last night
> as well. Same symptoms.
> Internet connection, $19.95 a month. Computer, $799.95. Modem,
> Telephone line, $24.95 a month. Software, free. USENET transmission,
> hundreds if not thousands of dollars. Thinking before posting,
> Somethings in life you can't buy. For everything else, there's
> -- Graham Reed, in the Scary Devil Monastery
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