Burning CD

Robert Bonomi bonomi at mail.r-bonomi.com
Tue Nov 8 01:06:41 UTC 2011

On Mon, 7 Nov 2011 12:59:23 -0800 (PST), C Horman <bjhcmh at yahoo.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I am interested in trying FreeBSD version 8.2 for an older computer that I h
> ave. Pentium 4, with 400MB of RAM and 2G harddrive.  There is no other opera
> ting system on the computer.   When I put the CD in to boot I get the messag
> e Non System disk - disk error.  I have looked at the files on the CD and I 
> see boot files and loader files, so it looks like the files are available to
>  use?  I used a free program for Windows XP to burn the ISO image to CD.  Co
> uld the way the ISO image was burned onto the CD cause the disk error proble
> m?   Do you have any free software suggestions for burning a CD in Windows X
> P if this is the issue?

The _first_ thing to check is the list of 'boot devices' in the computer's 
BIOS.  Make sure the CD Drive islisted.

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