[nycbug-talk] Can I install FreeBSD 5.3 from a USB CD drive?

Mikel King mikel.king at ocsny.com
Fri Aug 12 23:14:34 GMT 2005

On Aug 12, 2005, at 6:06 PM, Kliment Andreev wrote:

> Maude User wrote:
>> Thanks for this info.
>>  The handbook chapter on BIOS (see below) doesn't mention "USB"  
>> but it says the machine
>> can boot from "Removable Devices" so it sounds like your first  
>> suggestion about booting from
>> removable drives would work.
> Even if you boot from the USB CD, there is a chance that FreeBSD  
> load won't recognize the USB chipset, so you won't be able to  
> choose the source for the installation media.

At that point though couldn't you point it to an ftp or some other  
network source...

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