Subject: Re: i386 in NetBSD-daily (They are all MISSING!)
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: matthew sporleder <email@example.com>
Date: 04/26/2007 05:42:42
On 4/26/07, Video Mike <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Dear NetBSD,
> I would like to download and test the latest NetBSD versions
> on a x86 based platform, but, I can no longer find _ANY_ i386
> ports in v4 or v3:
> What happened? Nearly all other platforms can be found, but,
> NOT i386. All i386 NetBSD ports have been completely removed by
> someone. Does this mean the end of support for x86 in the future?
> I can't find any messages to any problems with a possible server down
> to this effect on the NetBSD website. I have been looking for a week
> now and still no i386 builds in daily. I have always been able to
> obtain them in the past, but, not anymore. I have had a few NetBSD
> users reply to my earlier post, but, whenever I have gone to the
> links they have given, they still point to NetBSD-daily where there
> are no i386 builds (I have even tried mirrors). One suggested link
> was at:
> One iso that I tried there only caused my machine to go into
> debug somewhere near the completion of bootup. I just hope that
> whoever is responsible for doing the builds for i386 is doing ok and
> that he and his family is not ill or having any other problems.
> Do I need to use FreeBSD for i386?
The answers you seek are here:
Find the last day that i386 built successfully, or get crazy and try
to fix why it keeps failing. Although the end of the error log simply
says it's missing a release.tar file. I don't se any actual errors!