misc/152874: 8.1 install fails where 7.3 works due to lack of choice of CD drive

jhell jhell at DataIX.net
Tue Dec 7 02:10:11 UTC 2010


The following reply was made to PR misc/152874; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: jhell <jhell at DataIX.net>
To: Pete French <petefrench at ticketswitch.com>
Cc: FreeBSD-gnats-submit at freebsd.org
Subject: Re: misc/152874: 8.1 install fails where 7.3 works due to lack of
 choice of CD drive
Date: Mon, 06 Dec 2010 21:01:20 -0500

 On 12/06/2010 18:33, Pete French wrote:
 >> Fix:
 > 	Workaround is to install 7.3 and then upgrade to 8.1, but it is
 > 	not ideal.
 > 
 > 
 
 Or boot into your BIOS and change one of the CDROM/DVD drives to an off
 state so its not picked up by the install.
 
 Given this is still a problem but at least you have two workarounds.
 
 -- 
 
  jhell,v


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