installation question.

Ken Smith kensmith at cse.Buffalo.EDU
Thu Feb 19 14:54:32 PST 2004


On Thu, Feb 19, 2004 at 05:37:53PM -0500, C.L. Lai [ALAN] wrote:

> If w/o using a serial terminal worked for you, would you mind telling me
> what problems would typically appear by installing via a video console
> rather than a serial terminal, and how do you eliminate the problems
> during yr successful installation?

The problem is that the screen will be almost totally unreadable
during sysinstall.  If you have done a FreeBSD install before
you know what it's asking for and what information you need to
provide so it is possible to do the install this way.  But it
is a little difficult, especially in places like setting the
time zone where you are guessing which entry you are selecting. :-)

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