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Date:      Mon, 24 Apr 2017 16:06:39 -0400
From:      "James B. Byrne" <>
To:        "Ernie Luzar" <>
Subject:   Re: Installing FreeBSD-11 on i386
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On Mon, April 24, 2017 11:42, Ernie Luzar wrote:

> Symptoms may be caused by bad dvd media or dvd r/w hardware.
> That long pause is a good indicator.
> Recreate your dvd disk using a never before used blank one.
> You could also trying burning the dvd media on different dvd r/w
> hardware.
> I have 11.0 installed on a i386 mbr hard drive. I used the cdrom1.iso
> because I don't have dvd r/w hardware.

It seems that my difficulties were caused by a dvd drive that
exhibited an intermittent failure on write.  I recreated the i386
install dvd using a USB plug in dvd r/w drive and the new media
successfully installed on the target host.

Thanks to all who replied for the help.

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