live/install cd?

Irvin Piraman ippiraman at
Wed Jan 5 11:55:49 PST 2005

take a look at freesbie (



On Wed, 5 Jan 2005 14:25:28 -0500, daniel quinn <freebsd at> wrote:
> i've been asked by my company to put together a basic cd that can install a
> basic freebsd5 system just by putting in the disc and turning it on.  it'd
> have to have a base number of packages and be configured for networking etc
> at bootup etc.
> but here's the problem.  i'm a gentoo-linux guy.  i'm still very new to bsd
> and i'm running circles trying to figure out what i'm supposed to be looking
> at for this.  i found the livecd in ports, but i *think* it's made for
> freebsd4 since the keeps failing when trying to copy certain files
> from the cd, so i'm still lost.
> is this a common thing?  is there a howto i should be looking at?  am i on the
> right track with the livecd?  input is greatly appreciated.
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