youshi10 at u.washington.edu
Wed Mar 21 01:31:45 UTC 2007
Daniel Molina Wegener wrote:
> On Tuesday 20 March 2007 20:33, Drew White wrote:
>> Hi NOOB question...
>> I installed a second hard drive on the
>> computer to put FreeBSD on, with windows xp on the other
>> drive. Can I dl the software and install it on the other hard
>> drive without burning it to cds or using floppy discs?
>> Wondering if I can do it from the other drive/operating
> Yes, you can. But you need to install the boot loader on
> the first disc. Try using shell from install disc.
>> Thanks, please advise.
Uhm, last time I checked you needed to have the media to boot off of.
So unless the OP is going to run FreeBSD from a virtual machine it isn't
possible to run the installer without the media.
There's also the FAT(32) option in the installer, but you need to have
all of the installation files setup properly on the FAT32 partition.
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