FreeBSD 7 installs where FreeBSD 8 wont due to CD

Pete French petefrench at
Tue Dec 7 09:04:44 UTC 2010

> My problem was that the ILO CDROM presented it's drive as starting
> from block one (or somesuch nonsense).  I ended up doing a netinstall
> because the boot would work (BIOS understood what was going on) but
> FreeBSD did not.

Interesting ... I've never seen that, but it's always good to know that such
things can happen. Was that HP kit too ?


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