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Date:      Wed, 4 Oct 2006 10:21:52 +0800
From:      "jan gestre" <freebsd.ph@gmail.com>
To:        "Michael Christensen" <conphara@yahoo.com>, freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: Question about installing FreeBSD
Message-ID:  <a25afc300610031921j4f8902d8qb8819462c55a6c35@mail.gmail.com>
In-Reply-To: <20061003124706.daxycvdbs44o4g4o@216.14.208.16>
References:  <20061002142352.54855.qmail@web57114.mail.re3.yahoo.com> <20061003124706.daxycvdbs44o4g4o@216.14.208.16>

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On 10/4/06, Pete C <bsdneo@thechristies.net> wrote:
>
>
> 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


since you were to able download that much file size, i agree with pete the
best way to install is via the .iso files, i dunno why is that the FreeBSD
files you downloaded amounted to that much space that's odd, when i
downloaded the iso's before, it only consists of iso's so that equals 2 cd.



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