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Re: [OT: Re: getting 3.3 before 3.3 is out (was Re: getting snapshot via ftp)]
- To: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: Re: [OT: Re: getting 3.3 before 3.3 is out (was Re: getting snapshot via ftp)]
- From: Chuck Yerkes <chuck+obsd_(_at_)_2003_(_dot_)_snew_(_dot_)_com>
- Date: Tue, 1 Apr 2003 12:28:14 -0500
- Mail-followup-to: Chuck Yerkes <chuck+obsd_(_at_)_2003_(_dot_)_snew_(_dot_)_com>, misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Reply-to: misc_(_at_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
Quoting Luis Gregorio Muniz Rodriguez (kreator_(_at_)_dei_(_dot_)_inf_(_dot_)_uc3m_(_dot_)_es):
> On Tue, Apr 01, 2003 at 11:48:32AM -0500, Chuck Yerkes wrote:
> > Quoting Brother Joseph (irisinc_(_at_)_tbi_(_dot_)_net):
> > > I downloaded a floppy33.fs [...] to download a snapshot of openbsd 3.3.
> > You appear to be unaware that OpenBSD 3.3 is not released yet.
> Maybe I'm also missing something...
> $ ftp ftp.openbsd.org
> Connected to openbsd.sunsite.ualberta.ca.
> ftp> cd /pub/OpenBSD/snapshots/i386
> 250 Directory successfully changed.
> ftp> ls floppy*
> 200 PORT command successful - not using PASV eh?
> 150 Have a Gorilla.
> -r--r--r-- 1 666 666 1474560 Mar 29 17:16 floppy33.fs
> -r--r--r-- 1 666 666 1474560 Mar 29 17:16 floppyB33.fs
> -r--r--r-- 1 666 666 1474560 Mar 29 17:16 floppyC33.fs
> 226 There, everyone likes a Gorilla.
Yes, maybe you are. I'll have to make an assumption since you
presented this, presumabely as proof of SOMETHING, but didn't actually
make any statement of what it is or draw any conclusions from your
-a set of images that may/may not work.
-download it at your own risk. I've pulled down kernels from snapshots
that made my machine eat it.
-use only if you are THIS---->
tall and able to debug, punt, fake it, work it out.
Clearly these rely on some infrastructure that's not there.
OpenBSD 3.3 is not yet out. I'll let you draw your own conclusions.
> > Best practice:
> > Wait until the version is released.
> > Download the order form and order the release.
> > Put CD in machine.
> > Install.
> Fortunately, not all people follow "best practices".
Fortunately many people do. Those people get better results and are
happier and well adjusted.
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