Installing freeBSD

Jerry McAllister jerrymc at
Mon Jun 9 21:12:27 UTC 2008

On Mon, Jun 09, 2008 at 09:45:43PM +0200, Jos Chrispijn wrote:

> Huu Daud wrote:
> >Iam new to this forum and to the Unix.My interest is to install and 
> >configure freeBSD on my desktop computer.I have downloaded the iso for 
> >i386.
> >and burn on the CD and DVD.My problem is when I boot from the CD or DVD 
> >,it didnt send me to the screen for selection options as it is shown on 
> >the web.Instead, it sends me to the A drive prompt(DOS).Is it possible to 
> >install from the DOS?.How then
> >  
> Just start up Nero Express; then you will get a window in which you can 
> choose 'Disc Image or Saved Project'.
> When you click on that option, you can choose the location of the .iso file.
> Did you ftp the .iso file? Then first try thru _http_ and process the above.
> That you burn your iso on a Windows machine has nothing to do with the 
> problem.

Other than that some of the Win burners default to, or seem to encourage
selecting, the wrong options.

But, you're right, the CD easily be burned on a Win machine with many
different pieces of software.


> -- Jos
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