Newbie needs help setting up rackmount server

Per olof Ljungmark peo at
Thu Aug 11 20:27:21 GMT 2005

Maude User wrote:
> Hello --
> I recently installed FreeBSD 5.3 on my laptop and now I want to install it
> onto a rackmount server (hardware specs below).
> I hate to ask a silly question but here goes: Do I need to get a USB CD-ROM
> drive (and keyboard and monitor) for the server in order to install FreeBSD...
> or is there some way I can install onto the rackmount server from the laptop?
> (There's no CD-ROM on the rackmount server, but the laptop has a CD-RW/DVD+-RW.)

Start here:

You can do it in many ways. Good luck and welcome.

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