Question about installing FreeBSD

Pete C bsdneo at
Tue Oct 3 09:47:16 PDT 2006

Quoting Michael Christensen <conphara at>:

> Hi,
>   I really hope that you're answering questions about installing   
> FreeBSD, since I can't yet start threads on
>   My question is :
>   I have downloaded the entire FreeBSD 6.1 (about 17,5 GB) and made   
> a FREEBSD directory on one of my HDs and now trying to install BSD   
> on the other.
>   I'm booting from floppies and now can't understand why the   
> sysinstall can't find the DOS partition on the slave. Is it because   
> it's on a NTFS or what am I doing wrong?
>   Thomas
. . the easier way to install is to download the .iso files and burn  
them to CD . . then use your boot floppies to start the install from  
the CDs (or just boot from the CD if supported by your equip)

Pete C

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