installation on CompaQ pro work 5000

Doug White dwhite at
Fri Sep 17 10:35:58 PDT 2004

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On Fri, 17 Sep 2004 gaspo1 at wrote:

> the freebsd sistem give me that error when install :
> the disk in your drive looks more like an audio disk than a freebsd release
> ...the server is a "CompaQ professional workstation 5000" dual processor...
> i have recopy the iso of freebsd... and not work... change cd rom ... and
> not work....
> why give that error?(only with bsd...)all other sistem WORK...

Make sure you are buring the disc as a data/ISO image and not an audio

This macine is also very old .. its a dual ppro.  Its pssible it has some
unsual cdrom setup that freebsd does not support. xompaqs are prone to
somewhat nonstandard setups.

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