Installing FreeBSD from USB CDROM drive

Nerius Landys nlandys at
Thu Feb 28 05:30:29 UTC 2008

> > I am having problems installing both 6.3 and 7.0 using a CDROM drive
> that
> > plugs into a USB port.  The boot process starts, then I get scrambled
> text
> > over the whole screen scrolling like crazy.  I can't read any of it.
> Are you sure the CD images are OK? Where did they come from.
> Did you download iso images and write them yourself? If so how?

The image is OK.  I used the same exact CD to successfully install onto
other machines.

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