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Re: Installing via FTP
If you used the 3.1-release floppy from
you have a release.
If you used an install-floppy from the /pub/OpenBSD/snapshots dir, you
have a snapshot.
Of course you could direct the release install floppy to snapshot
distribution sets (or maybe the installer complains then? I never tried
:p), but if everything went "automagically", you probably didn't tamper
that much with the installers' great defaults ;-)
On Sun, 23 Jun 2002, Richard P. Koett wrote:
> I recently did an install via FTP. After selecting a nearby
> FTP server from the list everything happened kind of
> The Upgrade Mini-FAQ (Section 1.2) refers to getting
> snapshots this way. The FAQ (Section 3.2) implies that
> I could get either a release or a snapshot.
> How can I tell whether what I grabbed was a release
> or a snapshot?