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Date:      Sun, 9 Jul 2006 15:35:16 +1000 (EST)
From:      "Jason McAlpine" <>
To:        "doug" <>
Cc:        Walt Haynes <>,
Subject:   Re: FreeBSD Installation CD Creation
Message-ID:  <>
In-Reply-To: <>
References:  <000001c6a2d7$71b8e990$2f01a8c0@homefd908b2fef> <>

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> On Sat, 8 Jul 2006, Walt Haynes wrote:
>> I'm having a tough time creating the two 6.1-release
>> installation CD's. I was told that it was best to go to
>> and download the 6.1 RELEASE disc1 and disc2 ISO images in Windows, and
>> use your favorite toaster to rip CDs. (My CD 'toaster' is Nero OEM
>> Then boot from disc1 to install. When I attempt to do this, it's like
>> the CD is either empty or unreadable. I'd love to know what I'm doing
>> wrong. I've tried this 4 times now and it's a bit frustrating. I have
>> the .ISO files in my recycle bin. Is there a way for me to convert them
>>  to CD images from which I can boot my Windows XP system and install
>> FreeBSD in my available 20 GB primary partition?
>> Sincerely,
>> Walt Haynes
On Sun, July 9, 2006 2:51 pm, doug wrote:
> If the FreeBSD CD is formated properly you should be able to see the CD's
>  directory structure using windows explorer. If you can not do that, you
> did not choose the option to burn the CD from an ISO image. Burning from
> an ISO image is directly writing each track.

If you use nero choose BURN IMAGE or CREATE CD FROM IMAGE this will burn
the ISO image correctly
other tools such as alzip winrar and many other free applications can
extract and edit ISO images.

Best of luck

Regards Jason

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