Question about installing FreeBSD

jan gestre at
Tue Oct 3 19:21:54 PDT 2006

On 10/4/06, Pete C <bsdneo at> wrote:
> 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

since you were to able download that much file size, i agree with pete the
best way to install is via the .iso files, i dunno why is that the FreeBSD
files you downloaded amounted to that much space that's odd, when i
downloaded the iso's before, it only consists of iso's so that equals 2 cd.

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