Burning CD

Conrad J. Sabatier conrads at cox.net
Tue Nov 8 01:28:10 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 have. Pentium 4, with 400MB of RAM and 2G harddrive.  There is
> no other operating system on the computer.  When I put the CD in to
> boot I get the message 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?

Are you sure the computer is actually trying to boot from the CD drive
and not from some other device?  If you can see all of the files on the
CD, including the /boot and other directories, this sounds like a
probably cause.

Conrad J. Sabatier
conrads at cox.net

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