Can't install from CD

taxman taxman at
Mon Apr 14 20:25:52 PDT 2003

On Monday 14 April 2003 03:35 pm, Mike Knowles wrote:
> Hi, I am new to freebsd and I am trying to install V5.0 on a Compaq Deskpro

welcome, I think you'll like it here.

> 2000. The machine boots O.K off the CD but when I get to the stage during
> install when I choose CD/DVD installation I get a no device error. The CD
> drive is a Hitachi CDR-7930. All hardware was working fine running W98
> immediatly before. Can anyone help? Thanks Mike

5.0 was never meant as a production release, you likley need version 4.8.  Let 
us know if that gives the same error.


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