FreeBSD 12.1 i386 CD #1 image size not compatible with intended medium standard size

Steve O'Hara-Smith steve at
Tue Jun 16 19:42:33 UTC 2020

On Tue, 16 Jun 2020 21:36:51 +0200
Polytropon <freebsd at> wrote:

> So now I learned that the disc1 image is no longer intended for
> use with CD media, even though at least the i386 image _can_ be
> burned onto CD, even though by exceeding the standard's rules,
> it may or may not work...

	An old memory surfaced, and a quick check reveals that 800MB CDRs
are still available (there are even 900MB ones). A pack of those may
solve your problem.

Steve O'Hara-Smith <steve at>

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