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Date:      Tue, 03 Oct 2006 12:47:06 -0400
From:      Pete C <bsdneo@thechristies.net>
To:        Michael Christensen <conphara@yahoo.com>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@FreeBSD.org
Subject:   Re: Question about installing FreeBSD
Message-ID:  <20061003124706.daxycvdbs44o4g4o@216.14.208.16>
In-Reply-To: <20061002142352.54855.qmail@web57114.mail.re3.yahoo.com>
References:  <20061002142352.54855.qmail@web57114.mail.re3.yahoo.com>

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Quoting Michael Christensen <conphara@yahoo.com>:

> 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) and made   
> a FREEBSD directory on one of my HDs and now trying to install BSD   
> on the other.
>   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?
>
>   Thomas
>
. . the easier way to install is to download the .iso files and burn  
them to CD . . then use your boot floppies to start the install from  
the CDs (or just boot from the CD if supported by your equip)

Pete C




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