How to get best results from FreeBSD-questions

Eric Mesa ericsbinaryworld at
Fri May 30 19:24:41 UTC 2008

On Fri, May 30, 2008 at 2:17 PM, <freebsd-questions-request at>

> Message 2:
> Subject: Problems installing FreeBSD
> I've just got the FreeBSD 2.1.5 CD-ROM from Walnut Creek, and I'm
> having a lot of difficulty installing it.  I have a 66 MHz 486 with 16
> MB of memory and an Adaptec 1540A SCSI board, a 1.2GB Quantum Fireball
> disk and a Toshiba 3501XA CD-ROM drive.  The installation works just
> fine, but when I try to reboot the system, I get the message "Missing
> Operating System".
> -
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Wow, this example is getting old!  66Mhz CPU, 16 MB memory?  I think I had a
computer like this around 15 years ago.  I cringe at the thought that anyone
is using something like this as their main machine.  And FreeBSD 2.1?!?

Eric Mesa

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