Subject: Re: follow-on woes
To: David Brownlee <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: paul beard <email@example.com>
Date: 04/24/2002 16:01:08
David Brownlee wrote:
> On Wed, 24 Apr 2002, paul beard wrote:
>>It would be nice if sshd were configured at install time, to get
>>away from the console. I found I have to make keys before it would
>>start, and there are some things I just barely remember how to do.
> You should be able to do:
> echo 'sshd=YES' >> /etc/rc.conf
> /etc/rc.d/sshd start
but will that make the keys? That's what hoses things up.
>>Also, ftp.netbsd.org is down for maintenance (I know it's bad
>>manners to gripe about a volunteer effort, but is this really the
>>best time of day to move the master ftp site?) so I can't install
>>pkgtools/pkg_install which means I can't install anything else. I
>>can't find the distfiles on the mirrors I have looked at, so far.
> _any_ time of day is bad for someone in the world.
> pkg_install distfiles missing from mirrors is definitely bad
> though - can you submit a PR so this doesn't get missed?
My bad: the distfile was in pkgtools/LOCAL_PORTS/pkg_install. And
as luck would have it as soon as I got the distfile, the master
ftp site was back.
on a related note, how do I configure a different ftp site, either
on a per-install basis or permanently?
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