On Mon, Mar 02, 2009 at 10:02:25AM -0800, new_guy wrote: > > You misunderstand. I want to install FreeBSD from a ramdisk image (bsd.rd).
That is called md (memory disk) in FreeBSD land. > Is that possible? It's basically a small kernel that boots the machine, > formats the hard drive, setups root and installs the operating system over > ftp. That is what sysinstall is, plus the boot. It is a program that builds the filesystems, sets up the system and loads everything on the disk. The big problem is how to boot and bring it up without any external media. I think some people have done it from network and second Hard drive boots as well as floppy and CD boots. ////jerry > > -- > View this message in context: > http://www.nabble.com/bsd.rd-for-FreeBSD-install-tp22292723p22293310.html > Sent from the freebsd-questions mailing list archive at Nabble.com. > > _______________________________________________ > email@example.com mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org" _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-questions-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"