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Date:      Sun, 28 Jan 2007 11:50:54 -0600
From:      "W. D." <WD@US-Webmasters.com>
To:        Andrew Gould <andrewgould@yahoo.com>
Cc:        FreeBSD Questions Mailing List <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: FreeBSD 6.2 install CD causes immediate reboot
Message-ID:  <20070128181816.D819C13C478@mx1.freebsd.org>
In-Reply-To: <302296.98868.qm@web35310.mail.mud.yahoo.com>
References:  <302296.98868.qm@web35310.mail.mud.yahoo.com>

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At 11:34 1/28/2007, Andrew Gould, wrote:
>I was given a Dell Dimension m200a yesterday by someone=20
>who recently upgraded.  I think it was created around 1997.
>
>CPU:  Pentium
>RAM: 48MB
>
>odd:  This PC runs Win95; but has 2 usb ports.  Didn't=20
>Win98 predate usb ports?
>
>When I try to boot up with the FreeBSD 6.2 installation CD,=20
>the system tries to boot from the CD; but then reboots before=20
>anything messages from the CD appear on the monitor.
>
>Is there something I can try, or should I just give up?
>I have a hard time throwing functional hardware in the trash.
>Maybe I'm struggling too much with my own mortality; but=20
>that's a different discussion.  ;-)
>
>Andrew

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