Installer program for FreeBSD-9.0?

Bruce Cran bruce at
Wed Dec 8 09:04:29 UTC 2010

On Wed, 8 Dec 2010 01:58:04 +0100
Polytropon <freebsd at> wrote:

> An example from my own practical use: I wanted to install
> FreeBSD 4 on a laptop that didn't have network or CD-ROM.
> I chose to boot from floppy, and then started the install
> process via parallel cable (printer port) from a second
> system, already running FreeBSD and "exporting" the install
> CD via plip.

The argument is normally that even without a CD drive everyone has USB
so should install using that instead of floppies.

Bruce Cran

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