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Date:      Tue, 01 Oct 1996 16:31:35 +0200
From:      Vladimir Loiterstein <>
Subject:   Installatio help
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During instalation FreeBSD(2.1.5) I have next problemms:
1. When I boot from floppy without kernel configuration my keyboard
alNumLock, CapsLock and ScrollLock leds), if I enter in kernel config
 -c) all ok on this step.
2. I have NEC (atapi ide cdrom),but installation from CDROM always
filed, could 
not find media type.
3. When I try install from DOS partition I have next problems:
When start read data from DOS lights next message " write failure on
wrote -1 bytes of 1024 bytes), and at the bottom of the screen next
"Panic: bad dir" and "syncing disk: (sequence of digits) PC reboot after
seconds". If I switch to debug mode (ALT+F2) here is next message:"
commpressed data -- format violated".
I read my hard geometry with tools from cdrom, set it with fdisk but
nothing. 8(
I have IDE hard disk.

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