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Date:      Tue, 3 Oct 2006 10:52:21 +1300
From:      Jonathan Chen <jonc@chen.org.nz>
To:        Michael Christensen <conphara@yahoo.com>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.org
Subject:   Re: Question about installing FreeBSD
Message-ID:  <20061002215221.GA3532@osiris.chen.org.nz>
In-Reply-To: <20061002142352.54855.qmail@web57114.mail.re3.yahoo.com>
References:  <20061002142352.54855.qmail@web57114.mail.re3.yahoo.com>

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On Mon, Oct 02, 2006 at 07:23:52AM -0700, Michael Christensen wrote:
> Hi,
>    
>   I really hope that you're answering questions about installing FreeBSD, since I can't yet start threads on freebsdforum.org.
>    
>   My question is : 
>   I have downloaded the entire FreeBSD 6.1 (about 17,5 GB) ...

Odd. My FreeBSD installation CD doesn't span more than one CD.

>   I'm booting from floppies and now can't understand why the sysinstall can't find the DOS partition on the slave. Is it because it's on a NTFS or what am I doing wrong?
>    

FreeBSD doesn't use DOS partitions. You need to make an unallocated
partition for it to install to.

Cheers.
-- 
Jonathan Chen <jonc@chen.org.nz>
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