Install errors on old HP machine

Subhro subhro.kar at
Sun Sep 12 06:24:16 PDT 2004

Boot it off a cd?


On Sat, 11 Sep 2004 10:55:23 +0200, Jouke Witteveen <j.witteveen at> wrote:
> about
> Hello,
> I happen to have the same problem with different (all NEW) floppies and
> different kern.flp files (4.8, 4.9, 4.10) even from diiferent FTP
> servers (!) on my old compaq prolinea 66MHz (DX2) 20MB RAM. Everytime I
> boot a kern floppy it gives a zf_read error. This error does not occur
> on other (modern) pc's so the floppy seemes oke but other boot disks
> (for instance my debian installation disk) do work, so the floppy drive
> seems to read oke as well. What can I do to install FreeBSD 4?
> Yours sincerely,
> Jouke Witteveen
> the Netherlands
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Subhro Sankha Kar
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