Beech Rintoul wrote:
> On Tuesday 23 May 2006 20:44, Afrose Fathima wrote:
>>  Hi,
>> I am trying to install FreeBSD 6.1 on a DELL box.I have dowloaded the
>> 6.1-Release ISO images from
>>/pub/FreeBSD/releases/i386/ISO-IMAGES/6.1/> .
>> Its gives us the ISO's for three CD's bootonly,disc1,disc2.But when we
>> try
>> to install starting with the bootonly disc it misses out on a few screens
>> and also gives messages regarding unavailability of a few packages etc.
>> Also it does not ask for the insertion of the other CDs at any point of
>> the
>> installation.
>> Request for some help as soon as possible.
> The "boot only" is just that with a few tools. If you're installing, you
> want 
> to start with disc1. The FreeBSD Handbook is your friend.
> Beech

I had the same problem installing 6.2 release.
This is mentioned only once in the section 2.13.1 of the handbook. I think
that many beginers tend to go step-by-step on the installation and when
learning something new and this notion should be pointed out somewhat
earlier in chapter 2.

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