Installation problems

James jamesh at
Wed Oct 3 10:23:00 PDT 2007

Hi Siraj,

the first place to start looking is undoubtedly the CD itself. First,
checksum your .iso image. If this passes, burn to a new CD and try
again. Cheaper CD-R cds tend to have a lot of quality issues.


On Wed, 2007-10-03 at 17:41 +0100, Siraj Shaikh wrote:

> I am new to FreeBSD, and am trying to install it. I have tried to
> installa on two separate machines, one a shuttlex xpc, and another an
> IBM laptop. Both times, I proceed, create the partitions and then get
> this message "Unable to transfer the ... distribution from acd0"....
> and finally says "Unable to transfer all components of the kernels
> distribution...."
> I am installing it from a FreebSD 6.2 iso image burnt on a CD. Is
> there a problem with the CD?
> Any help on this would be great. Thanks
> Siraj
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