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Date:      Thu, 3 Oct 1996 09:36:04 +0200 (IST)
From:      Nadav Eiron <nadav@barcode.co.il>
To:        Vladimir Loiterstein <vladimir@caf.estnet.ee>
Cc:        questions@FreeBSD.ORG
Subject:   Re: Installation help
Message-ID:  <Pine.BSF.3.91.961003093352.28309A-100000@gatekeeper.barcode.co.il>
In-Reply-To: <3252866a.caf@mail.caf.estnet.ee>

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On Wed, 2 Oct 1996, Vladimir Loiterstein wrote:

*Please* wrap your lines at about col. 72.

> Hey!
> 
> During instalation FreeBSD(2.1.5) I have next problemms:
> 1. When I boot from floppy without kernel configuration my keyboard 
> hangs(light 
> alNumLock, CapsLock and ScrollLock leds), if I enter in kernel config mode(with 
>  -c) all ok on this step.
> 2. I have NEC (atapi ide cdrom),but installation from CDROM always filed,
> could not find media type.
This is probably because you have the CD connected at the wrong position. 
You may want to try moving it around. The best spot seems to be the slave 
position of the master controller.

> 3. When I try install from DOS partition I have next problems:
> When start read data from DOS lights next message " write failure on transfer( 
> wrote -1 bytes of 1024 bytes), and at the bottom of the screen next message 
> "Panic: bad dir" and "syncing disk: (sequence of digits) PC reboot after 15 
> seconds". If I switch to debug mode (ALT+F2) here is next message:" Invalid 
> 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.
> 
> 
> 
> 
>     Sincerely,
> 
>     Vladimir Loiterstein    
> 
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