Matthew Seaman m.seaman at infracaninophile.co.uk
Mon Dec 1 06:41:44 PST 2003

On Sat, Nov 29, 2003 at 11:17:07AM -0800, Dimitar Rusev wrote:
> Hello there! i am trying to install FreeBSD, but as i tried to create the boot floppy using the fdimage command i got the message that the file is to big. and the boot.flp is actually 2.88MB! What should I do? Thank you for your support.

The boot.flp image is an all-in-one image.  You can use it with a
2.88Mb floppy drive, if you have such a thing, but generally nowadays
it's intended for building into certain types of bootable CD-Rom.

To install the system using floppies you need:


These contain exactly the same material as boot.flp but divided between
two disk images.



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