Need help *fast*

Ruben de Groot mail25 at
Wed Dec 29 01:43:55 PST 2004

On Tue, Dec 28, 2004 at 11:45:55AM -0600, Kevin Kinsey typed:
> Broder Mizz?rable wrote:
> >Hello there.. i'm switching to FreeBSD ' now '... i did try to use the 
> >floppy
> >installation way. but it seems like all my floppy's are 50kb to small 
> >=/ ... so
> >i was wondering .. is it possible to use a CD ' That does already has 
> >stuffs
> >on it but still boot it and download FTP wise .. as you would do as on 
> >the
> >floppy installation ... i do ask this cuz i dont have any free CD's 
> >atm ..
> >
> Did anyone ever answer this poster?
> To the OP:
> How did you determine your floppies were too small?
> What steps did you follow in preparing them?
> Did you follow the instructions at
> Remember that you must make a disk **image**,
> not just copy the "kern.flp" files to a DOS diskette....
> To answer your question regarding "using a CD that does
> already have stuffs on it", I don't think that's possible....

This last statement is wrong. Booting any of the RELEASE cd's disc1, miniinst
or bootonly will get you into the installer (sysinstall). From there you 
can choose any ftp site as your installation medium.

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