Jay Chandler wrote:
Simeon Nifos wrote:
Dear FreeBSD users,
We all know that installing any OS from DVD isos and/or CD isos takes
time. Especially FreeBSD still doesn't provide even a DVD iso and it
is hard to change CDs during the installation. Even if a DVD iso is
provided it takes time to install. I was wondering if anyone of you
ever managed to "write" somehow the isos on a USB hard-disk or
USB-flash partition and perform the installation from there. Be
careful, I am not saying to install FreeBSD on a USB drive, I am
asking if it is possible to transfer somehow the isos on the USB
hard-drive or USB-flash drive and then boot from it as if I was
booting from the FreeBSD CD iso and perform the installation of
FreeBSD on my hard disk. I hope that if this is achieved somehow, the
installation will spead up significantly.
So is it possible?
1. What are you installing off the second CD?
2. A 1 CD install takes all of ten minutes; how much faster were you
hoping for it to get?
3. Someone posted this link the other day to make a DVD iso...
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