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Date:      Fri, 13 Sep 1996 21:53:40 -0700 (PDT)
From:      Doug White <dwhite@gdi.uoregon.edu>
To:        Keith Ng <kng@caravelle.com>
Cc:        questions@FreeBSD.org
Subject:   Re: Installation Troubles
Message-ID:  <Pine.BSI.3.94.960913215234.615C-100000@gdi.uoregon.edu>
In-Reply-To: <3238674A.1943@caravelle.com>

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On Thu, 12 Sep 1996, Keith Ng wrote:

> I seem to have trouble installing FreeBSD.  I'm having trouble in trying
> to configure FreeBSD on the network.  FreeBSD is not detecting the
> NE2000 network card for some odd reason.  Is there anyway to get the OS
> working?

Boot with the -c option and check that device ed0 has the proper IRQ and
I/O base address configured.

> The other problem I am also having trouble is when I install FreeBSD bin
> distribution set through floppies is that I get a writing disk error -1
> at fd0.  The installation will skip the rest of the bin and install the
> rest of the distribution files.  Could this be a installation error or
> maybe an error in the partition?

bin is required.  If you didn't install it then you shouldn't be able to
boot.

Check the archive files -- make sure they are all OK and that the
'bin.inf' file is on the first bin floppy.

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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