On Thursday 19 February 2004, at 12 h 41, the keyboard of "C.L. Lai [ALAN]" <clai33 at uwo.ca> wrote: > can i install freebsd-5.2 w/o a serial terminal? ie installation w/ a > local video console. No, serial console is mandatory. NetBSD or Debian installs fine on the local console but not (yet?) FreeBSD.