Do I need every .iso file?

Olaf Hoyer ohoyer at
Sat Sep 4 11:45:48 PDT 2004

On Sat, 4 Sep 2004, Doug wrote:

> Ja, for FreeBSD, do I also need in addition to the disc1 and disc2 isos, for I386, do I need to use the i386minilist.iso file, or can I do without? Thanks.


The miniinst.iso is a disc1 minus several pre-compiled packages, such as
X etc.

So if you already have the full disc1, you do not need the miniinst.

Also on disc3/4 are only precompiled packages, when you have a good
internet connection, use of the ports tree is way simpler IMHO.

Olaf Hoyer        ohoyer at
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