Someone, quite probably Daniel Squire, once wrote:
You can install from the disk as well....
from the prompt as 'root' type '/stand/sysinstall' ( minus quotes ). I don't
remember the menu path after that, but I think it's
pretty obvious when you look. You may need to burn all 4 disks to get what you
want. I don't know...haven't installed any ports from
disk in forever. Anyone else know the exact path?
It goes something like:
Configure -> Packages -> CD-ROM
Then you select a group (i.e. sysutils) and then the ports (i.e.