David david at huffstutler.com
Thu Aug 28 23:20:37 PDT 2003

After downloading the *.flps in binary mode they work fine.

No specific reason for 5.1 other than trying to get the latest and greatest.
After reading "http://www.freebsd.org/releases/5.1R/early-adopter.html" I've
decided to go with 4.8 STABLE.

Thank you for the help and the info.


----- Original Message -----
From: "Lowell Gilbert" <freebsd-questions-local at be-well.no-ip.com>
To: "David" <david at huffstutler.com>
Cc: <freebsd-questions at freebsd.org>
Sent: Thursday, August 28, 2003 9:08 AM
Subject: Re: Floppies

> "David" <david at huffstutler.com> writes:
> > This is the error I get when trying to install FBSD using kern.flp and
mfsroot.flp for 5.1-RELEASE.
> Offhand, these look like problems with the floppies.
> Try other disks, and make sure you don't download the images in "text"
> mode.
> Also, you might want to stick with FreeBSD 4.x unless you have a
> specific reason for running 5.x; see
> http://www.freebsd.org/releases/5.1R/early-adopter.html

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