flp floppies

Derek Ragona derek at computinginnovations.com
Tue Apr 10 21:50:04 UTC 2007

At 04:03 PM 4/10/2007, unixmail at webcore.com.au wrote:
>My first post. Apologies if I am directing the question to the wrong area.
>I am determined to load a copy of FreeBSD, for development purposes, on to 
>my machine.
>I will then have windows XP Professional and FreeBSD on the same machine, 
>sharing the harddrive.
>I have loaded FreeBSD on before successfully, but have taken it down to 
>reload it in what I understand is a better method. eg setting up CVS 
>before loading any ports. Now I am stuck.
>Here are some of the reasons why.
>First problem. I have booted from 3.5 in floppies ( yes I like to do 
>things the hard way) I also do not know how to load from a cd.
>Since I first downloaded and copied the flp files I have load a copy of 
>Flash on my machine. Now the FLP files are Flash Project Files. How do I 
>change that? and what type of program should it open with? ( Via right 
>click of mouse).
>Thanks in advance

You need to use rawwrite to write the floppy images to the 
diskettes.  You'd run this in a command window in XP.  rawwrite is in the 
tools folder on FreeBSD disk 1

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