FreeBSD 12.1 i386 CD #1 image size not compatible with intended medium standard size
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Tue Jun 16 20:02:37 UTC 2020
On Tue, 16 Jun 2020 12:50:28 -0700, David Christensen wrote:
> On 2020-06-16 12:36, Polytropon wrote:
> > On Tue, 16 Jun 2020 12:27:48 -0700, David Christensen wrote:
> >> On 2020-06-16 03:57, Polytropon wrote:
> >>> A boot-only solution would not help, and also booting from
> >>> DVD or USB is not possible, because it doesn't exist.
> >> Do you mean the computer does not have a DVD drive and does not have USB
> >> ports?
> > Correct. I could probably exchange the CD drive for a DVD drive
> > (40 pin ATA interface), but it isn't able to boot from USB; there
> > is a PCI card with USB 1.0 ports, but the system cannot boot from
> > that resource (CMOS setup says: CDROM,C:,A:). The system also is
> > not networked (it _could_ maybe boot via PXE on the NIC, but I
> > don't have any PXE server infrastructure set up).
> I think it's time for that computer to go to the great data center in
> the sky (or below the Earth)...
No! Not poor Mr. Coffee! It (he?) was my first FreeBSD PC!
It's still a worthy member of the society and be productive
for good! :-)
> But, if you must, what about NetBSD?
> Debian 9?
Might be worth a try, surely interesting.
Happy FreeBSD user since 4.0
Andra moi ennepe, Mousa, ...
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