How to install snapshot release?

Jason M. Leonard fuzz at
Thu Oct 21 07:12:40 PDT 2004

On Thu, 21 Oct 2004, Communications Machine wrote:

> Odd question here, but have been unable to figure this one out...
> Downloaded the 'current' snapshot from, but how do
> I create a bootable cdrom from this stuff?

You may find this helpful:

> I am trying to do an install based on a snapshot, as my system (Compaq
> R3140CA laptop) has issues with the -RELEASE level on account of the ACPI
> keyboard probe, which has apparently been fixed/patched in -current.

However, if this is your only motivation then you would probably be better 
off with 5.3-RC1, which is available here:

Or, even better, download it from your closest local mirror site.


> Any guidance would be great... does anyone happen to have a valid .iso image
> or know of where one could be found for an AMD64 -current installation cd,
> or even better yet, a script or article on how to create one myself?
> Hoping someone can help....
> --
> Nathan Vidican
> itstaff at
> Windsor Match Plate & Tool Ltd.
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