August 12th, 2003, 22:52
I just installed OpenBSD and now want to get some packages. I need to go through my proxy server, which I did to install the OS. If I recall the install gave all the info that was needed to make this happen just by selecting ftp install. Now that I need that setup again I can't find it. So can someone tell me how to do this. If it is the same it went something like


August 12th, 2003, 22:59
you need to set a FTP_PROXY

August 13th, 2003, 00:20
OK, now I set the proxy and enter the following:
pkg_add -v
And I get back:
Trying to fetch
>>>ftp -o-
Extracting from FTP sonnection into /var/tmp/instmp.VFgGPb2520
ftp: Error retrieving file: 503 Service Unavailable

gzip: stdin: unexpected end of file
tar: End of archive volume 1 reached
tar: Sorry, unable to determine archive format.
tar command returns 1 status
pkg: Handling dependencies for
pkg_add(afterstep-1.8.9): package '
/OpenBSD/3.3/packages/i386/afterstep-1.8.9.tgz has no COMMENT file!
pkg_add(afterstep_1.8.9): 1 package addition(s) failed

When I see 503 service unavailable I think I'm not getting through on my end or the other end? Am I right, there is a lot of stuff here that I don't understand.
forgive me I am coming from Windows!