Installing FreeBSD on HP Computer that is using software RAID 5

Trond Endrestøl Trond.Endrestol at
Thu Jan 3 22:31:50 UTC 2019

On Thu, 3 Jan 2019 16:43-0000, 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?

No, they haven't. I was unsure if you had another way of accessing the 
distribution files given the minimalism of bootonly. Happy hacking.


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