/usr/ports seems to be invalid, failed to locate the port database.
Please make sure that you installed the 'ports' distribution and that the directory
/usr/ports was mounted properly, if necessary.
Also, make sure that the file
/usr/ports/INDEX.db exists; if it doesn't, run portsdb -u as root to generate it.
That is because by default it is stored as
If you do not have an INDEX-6.db than make sure you login as su and run portsdb -u
Finally, doing a simple: cp
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