FBSD-9.0-RC3 Disk 1 ISO Bootable?
noc at hdk5.net
Thu Jan 5 19:31:27 UTC 2012
Drew Tomlinson wrote:
> On 1/4/2012 8:01 PM, R Skinner wrote:
>> On 01/05/12 13:23, Drew Tomlinson wrote:
>>> I downloaded FreeBSD-9.0-RC3-amd64-disc1.iso
>>> and burned the image to CD. However the CD does not boot. Just
>>> wanted to confirm that it is supposed to be bootable.
>>> Also, is there a DVD version? I don't have many CDs around my house
>>> but plenty of DVDs. :)
>> Hi Drew, and welcome to FreeBSD.
>> How did you 'burn' the disc? As an iso image (in Windows) you can open
>> any burning program and tell it to burn it as is; you don't need to
>> extract any contents. This is the usual problem if it won't boot.
> I used the Windows image burning tool on the one that didn't work.
> However I tried on another PC that had Nero Burning ROM. That one
> worked. Now I just wish the boot disk had an apparent way to enable ssh
> so I could install from another PC while browsing the web.
I accessed the sshd from the new install screen as an option when I
loaded it on the test box. I had to set up the lan manually to first get
it up. Then you should be able to use ssh.
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