3.0.2 -- pkg_radd problem

Donald Allen donaldcallen at gmail.com
Thu Apr 26 11:40:19 PDT 2012

On Thu, Apr 26, 2012 at 2:33 PM, Sascha Wildner <saw at online.de> wrote:
> On Thu, 26 Apr 2012 19:52:15 +0200, Donald Allen <donaldcallen at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> I've installed 3.0.2 (x86_64) on a mini-itx machine I built around an
>> Intel D510MO Atom motherboard. I chose hammer over ufs. When I
>> installed the system, I set up the network using a static IP address,
>> not dhcp. I mention this because it may be relevant to the little
>> story I'm about to tell.
>> After getting the system up and running, I installed pkgsrc
>> # cd /usr
>> # make pkgsrc-create
>> But having done this, any attempt to use pkg_radd results in
>> pkg_add: /var/db/pkg/isc-dhcp-4.2.3p2/+CONTENTS: No such file or directory
>> Indeed, the /var/db/pkg/isc-dhcp-4.2.3p2 directory is empty.
>> I'm suspicious this may be related to my decision not to use dhcp, but
>> that's just a guess.
> I don't know about pkg_radd, but dhcp should be already on the system if it
> was normally installed from a CD.
> What does 'pkg_info | grep dhcp' give?

pkg_info: cannot read meta data file +COMMENT of package
isc-dhcp-4.2.3p2: No such file or directory


> Regards,
> Sascha

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