Installation problems

Frank Staals frankstaals at
Wed Oct 3 11:24:24 PDT 2007

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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If you're sure your CD and/or CD-reader isn't somehow damaged you can 
try installing everything through ftp. ( So select ftp with a mirror 
close to you when it asks for an instalation medium ).

-Frank Staals

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