Installing FreeBSD on HP Computer that is using software RAID 5

Matthew Seaman matthew at
Thu Jan 3 17:00:47 UTC 2019

On 03/01/2019 16:43, Carmel NY wrote:
> On Thu, 3 Jan 2019 12:59:55 +0100 (CET), Trond Endrestøl stated:
>> I hope you'll choose FreeBSD-12.0-RELEASE-amd64-disc1.iso or
>> FreeBSD-12.0-RELEASE-amd64-dvd1.iso.
>> The bootonly image does only boot the system, it does not contain the
>> files needed to perform an installation.
>> The dvd1 image is similar to the disc1 image, but it also contains
>> prebuilt packages if you prefer that.
> I have used the "Boot Only" disk for FreeBSD 11 on another PC. Once
> started, it asked several questions and then proceeded to download
> the required files via the Internet. I had an Ethernet connection
> hooked up to that PC before I started the PC. Have things changes since
> then?

Nope.  So long as you have Internet access available, then you can use 
the 'Boot Only' disk image for FreeBSD 12 in exactly the same way.



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