Christer Hermansson wrote:
I use the attach a CD Rom method on many servers I have built and it
works fine unless the HD is too big for the bios on the motherboard.
Sometimes you can load FreeBSD 7 on an HD on another box successfully,
but if the bios on the box it ends up on will not let it run if the HD
is too big.
Jerahmy Pocott wrote:
Okay so here is the situation:
Server has dead fd and cd drives, or maybe none at all. You want to
The idea I had was to create a small partition, copy the contents of
a cd into, set it
to boot off that partition, reboot and it would boot up into sysinstall.
Would this be possible? Or is it a dumb idea?
Boot from usb-memory
or use pxe
However I would choose to connect a CD-player
move the harddisk to some other machine that have a CD and do the
install and then move the harddisk back.
There are several options.
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