Free BSD install tutorial I wrote
jerrymc at clunix.cl.msu.edu
Tue Jan 3 15:42:24 PST 2006
> On Tuesday 03 January 2006 16:50, Josh Soza wrote:
> > Allen wrote:
> > >I wrote this quite a while ago and I've posted it to the docs list before
> > > and it got a good repsonce, but I've seen a couple install questions on
> > > here so I'm going to link to it again for this list. I don't think there
> > > is an easier to follow installer help anywhere. Not arrogance, but I did
> > > do very well with it in making it easy as crap to install:
> > >
> > >http://www.antionline.com/showthread.php?s=&threadid=259335
> > >
> > >You don't have to sign up to read this.
> > >
> > >-Allen
> > First off this is NOT a flame. But I found your tutorial extremely hard
> > to follow. First what does a user do if they can't boot from CD?
> I believe in the intro I pointed out "Assumptions" that you need to boot from
> CD for this particular tutorial. May God have mercy on anyone trying to do a
> floppy install. Even the books say not to do that.
Doing the full install from floppy would be tortuous, but using the
floppy to boot the sysinstall and then doing the installation over
the net is reasonable - not much different from using the CD to
install over the net - which is what I normally do.
> Ah here it is:
> You have a CD-ROM drive
> > -josh
> > p.s. Hello World! Sorry I'm a newbie...Had to get that out :)
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