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Date:      Thu, 28 Nov 1996 22:04:31 -0800 (PST)
From:      Doug White <dwhite@gdi.uoregon.edu>
To:        David wei <davidwei@ssc.samsung.co.kr>
Cc:        questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: FREEBSD INSTALLATION
Message-ID:  <Pine.BSI.3.94.961128220221.6734F-100000@gdi.uoregon.edu>
In-Reply-To: <329D4B48.300D@ssc.samsung.co.kr>

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On Thu, 28 Nov 1996, David wei wrote:

> 1. I do not know which version I was installing because I was entirely
> led through by the installation disk image from which I booted up and
> started my installing process.

Watch for it just following 'decompressing kernel'.  if you miss it, at
the main menu hit 'scroll lock' and use the up arrow key to find the
release version.  This is rather important.

> 2. The installing method was FTP transfer mode to download from a local
> mirror site located in the University of Sydney (because I live in
> Sydney).

OK, sounds good.

> 3. I did not try ALT-F2. I am going to try the installation again
> tonight and leave the process on overnight, and then check the result
> tommorow morning, if hangs again I shall forward it to you immediately.

The Alt-F2 screen is your best source of debugging information.

Keep an eye on it throughout the transfer, it will get pretty close to
identifying what the problem is.

Doug White                              | University of Oregon  
Internet:  dwhite@resnet.uoregon.edu    | Residence Networking Assistant
http://gladstone.uoregon.edu/~dwhite    | Computer Science Major





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