[PC-BSD Testing] 9.0RC3 update error - nvidia 290.10 vs 285.05.09

Tigersharke . tigersharke at gmail.com
Mon Dec 19 04:25:21 PST 2011


On Mon, Dec 19, 2011 at 6:09 AM, Tigersharke . <tigersharke at gmail.com>wrote:

> Hello..
>
> The trouble is a missing package file on*
> ftp://ftp.pcbsd.org/pub/mirror/9.0-RC3/amd64/netinstall/packages/* The
> nvidia-settings file on the site is nvidia-settings-290.10.tbz while the
> script seeks nvidia-settings-285.05.09.tbz
>
> Interim solution:
>


>
>    1. Obtain *nvidia-settings-285.05.09.tbz *from its ports directory:
>    'make fetch'
>
> *OOps.. revise to obtain this as the distfile:

ftp://download.nvidia.com/XFree86/nvidia-settings/nvidia-settings-285.05.09.tar.bz2
*

>
>    1. Transfer the distfile to /usr/local/tmp/9.0-RC3/packages
>    2. Make an md5 file (cropping its content to only the checksum) with
>    an identical name with .md5 suffix
>    3. Rename the nvidia distfile from *.tar.bz2 to *.tbz
>
> An alternative might be to edit a manifest file or a script somewhere, but
> not knowing what/where those are, I chose the above.
>
> I do not directly use nvidia, though its possible something has it as a
> dependency.. so I am uncertain if I may run into problems in the near
> future, but the hurdle to my update was surpassed.
>
> Thanks for all your effort!
>
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