Installation CD

Paul Schmehl pauls at
Fri Dec 14 10:15:06 PST 2007

--On Friday, December 14, 2007 12:41:50 -0500 Zeeshan Ahmad 
<zeeshandoit at> wrote:

> Hi,
> I want to ask which iso image i have to download from this link:
> that will install FreeBSD from CD ROM direclty because there are bootonly
> iso, disc1 and disc2 iso's as well. So which iso i have to download and
> then i only need to burn that iso on CD and i can start installation and
> no other extra thing i have to do. Any suggestion?
That depends on what you want to do.  If all you want to do is install the 
minimal install of FreeBSD, then disc1 will do the job.  If you want to 
install "extra" stuff (like X, bash, sudo, etc.) you will probably need 
disc2 as well.  Or you can use disc1 to install FreeBSD minimal, then run 
sysinstall afterwards and get everything else you need directly off the 

Paul Schmehl (pauls at
Senior Information Security Analyst
The University of Texas at Dallas

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