Booting FreeBSD 5.3 CDROM
fbsd_user at a1poweruser.com
Tue Jun 28 19:51:17 GMT 2005
5.3 is a development version.
It's known to have bugs.
You should be using 5.4 the current stable production version to get
It would help your cry for help if you told us
about what PC hardware you are using?
From: owner-freebsd-questions at freebsd.org
[mailto:owner-freebsd-questions at freebsd.org]On Behalf Of Gerald S
Sent: Monday, June 27, 2005 4:40 PM
To: freebsd-questions at FreeBSD.ORG
Cc: vze25pmf at verizon.net
Subject: Booting FreeBSD 5.3 CDROM
I've gotten 3 copies of FreeBSD 5.3 (I don't know if they are
and I'm not really interested). When booting each of them I get
same messages, which I will list here:
Verifying DMI Pool Data .........
Boot from ATAPI CD-ROM:
CD Loader 1.2
Building the boot loader arguments
Relocating the loader and the BTX
I waited over 8 minutes for anything else after this and got
The hard-disk access-light was on all this time.
I wanted to create slices and load FreeBSD 5.3 onto the hard
which (as I recall) has to be done from the booting of the CD-ROM .
CD-ROMs defective? Am I missing something? How do I get to make
and load FreeBSD 5.3 ?
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