4.10 Install failure.
rhempel at bmts.com
Mon Aug 16 08:19:57 PDT 2004
> > > I am havign some trouble installing FreeBSD 4.10 on my PC. I
> > > downloaded an ISO image (and verified the checksum) from the
> > Canadian
> > > FreeBSD FTP site. After burning the image to CD, I checked the
> > > checksums, which were the same.
> > >
> > > When I put the CD in the drive and attempt to boot from it, I just
> > get
> > > a register dump and the computer halts.
> I have just got over a similar painful learning experience.
> I made a dumb mistake that might help you. I first just burnt the
> ISO file to a CD like I would any other file. (I had no idea what
> an ISO image was :))
> After i discovered that you need special software to burn
> an ISO image, I downloaded the trial version of UltraISO
> software. It wanted to use Nero Burning ROM to actually
> do the burn. Once I had these 2 bits of software installed,
> I could actually use the CD's I burnt.
Unless you have a crippled version of Nero, it will let you burn
ISO images. You don't need UltraISO. Just cancel the stupid
wizard at startup and choose File/BurnImage from the main
> I also burnt CD's of the 2 flp images. I happened to use Sonic
> Record Now to do that, and there was a button I could press
> that read the flp image and created a bootable CD.
Also unnecessary. Nero lets you choose CDROM(boot) if you select
File/New from the main menu. Just point it to the floppy image
you want to burn and you are good to go.
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