Why does my 8.2-RC3 dvd1 boot DOS?
crtb at cape.com
Fri Feb 4 22:10:45 UTC 2011
I downloaded it yesterday. Here's the facts:
1. md5 matches CHECKSUM.MD5
2. When I boot off the BIOS, it takes a half minute or so, and
then: voila! PC-DOS boots, and for all the world look as
though it will boot a larger system; except it doesn't have
Here's the hypothesis: The FreeBSD-8.3-RC3 boot loader doesn't
satisfy my BIOS, and the BIOS looks through the dvd until it finds
one of the DOS boot loaders provided by some fdisk variant.
Any ideas why?
If nothing else, I'll download disc1. Praps that'll work!
Chuck Bacon -- crtb at cape.com
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