Recovery CD for FreeBSD 5.2.1

Julien Gabel jpeg at
Thu Apr 1 02:55:44 PST 2004

> I just installed FreeBSD and now would like to create a recovery CD.
> I know that there is a recovery floppy, but my floppy drive is
> broken, so I hope to find an appropriate CD image. For installation
> I used the mini-iso-image, but it seems that it is impossible to
> start a recovery session with it. And the "emergency shell" does not
> even know "ls". Is it better to download the disc1-image? Does it
> provide recovery tools?

You can use the LiveCD named '5.2.1-RELEASE-i386-disc2.iso'. You can
dowload it from:

An other solution is to give a try to FreeSBIE, a live system on CD:


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