On Fri, 24 Aug 2007 17:49:30 +0000

>    Hi,
>    I am unable to boot from 6.2-RELEASE i386-disc1.iso.  I have
>    downloaded it and burned it three times without success.
>    I am currently running Win98SE and FreeBSD 5.4 on a dual boot.  I
> had decided to reformat my hard drives so I reinstalled Win98SE and
> would like to install FreeBSD 6.2.  I downloaded the disc 1 iso image
> and burned it to a disc in Win98.  I had to boot from my CDrom to
>    reinstall Win98 so I know that my boot priority is correct and
> that my CDrom is working properly.  I looked at the burned cd with the
>    6.2-RELEASE i386-disc1.iso file on it in FreeBSD 5.4 and everything
>    appears to be there, including a folder called 'boot'.  But I just
>    can't seem to boot from it.
>    1.  Is there something simple I'm missing?
>    2.  Should I just try downloading (it takes four hours) and burning
>    more copies again?  (I've already done it three times...)
>    3.  Is the fact that I'm burning it in Win98 a problem?
>    4.  Is there anything I can do in FreeBSD 5.4 to see if the file is
>    corrupted?


Is there any error message, such as "Read Error: 0x..., Could not find
Primary Volume Descriptor"?

Nikola Lečić
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