Boot from FD and DR-DOS prompt comes up while installing
Diego F. Arias R.
dak.col at gmail.com
Sat Jan 2 12:30:14 UTC 2010
On Sat, Jan 2, 2010 at 5:00 AM, Paul Shi <shihang at hkusua.hku.hk> wrote:
> Dear Everyone,
> I am working my way t setup a FTP server on FreeBSD however I got stuck at
> the very first stage - installation of FreeBSD 8.0.
> I downloaded FreeBSD 8.0-RELEASE-i386-dvd1.iso from FreeBSD.org and burned
> it with NERO to a DVD-RW disc. After that, I insert the DVD disc and boot
> from CDROM as I have chose the CDROM to be first one in boot order.
> system starts booting from FD, invokes some Caldera DR-DOS and goes to
> command prompt [DR-DOS] A:\>
> I am totally confused and cannot find any answer in FreeBSD handbook. I
> greatly appreciate your help if anyone of you has experience with this
> problem. Thank you very much and Happy New Year!
> Your sincerely,
> Paul Shi
> Electronic and Communication Engineering Senior
> Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
> University of Hong Kong
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I have never seen something like that on a FreeBSD Boot. Are you shure the
machine is bootig from CD an the CD is the right one? try redownloading the
ISO (Disc 1).
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