FreeBSD-12.0-RC3-i386-disc1.iso does not boot
miltonott at fastmail.com
Sun Dec 2 08:08:00 UTC 2018
On Sat Dec 1 21:51:05 UTC 2018 CenturyLink Customer wrote:
>> Hello all:Sorry, this old Pentium 4 refurbished test machine has been obstinate
>> during ALPHA, BETA, and now RC.I had a workaround using the BTX bootloader from
>> ALPHA8 and pasted it into BETA3; meanwhile,remastering the .iso disk afterwards.
> miltonott wrote:
> My lord, I send greetings. I have a mind to try FreeBSD-12.0-RC3-i386-disc1.iso,
> and willingness to report back my experience. The get-at-able hardware gives:
> 686 class Pentium 4 (socket 775), 686 class Celeron (socket 370).
My guvnor, I have zero writable cd media at this time. I grabbed the dvd iso:
FreeBSD-12.0-RC3-i386-dvd1.iso. I can say the boot run its course and served up a
login prompt with considerable aplomb. The contents of /var/run/dmesg.boot can be
viewed at ` http://dmesgd.nycbug.org/index.cgi?do=view&id=4625 `.
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