On Mon, Aug 31, 2009 at 12:38:19AM -0700, Kin Tat Yau wrote: > Dear Sir/Madam > > My server is running with FreeBSD i386 4.11 release. Now i want to install > FreeBSD i386 6.1 release.
First of all, do not use 6.1. It is not supported anymore. The current production release is 7.2, with 8.0 not far off. At this moment 6.4 is still supported but that will cease after 8.0 is released. If you run into problems with 6.x, the first advice you will get is to update to 7.2 and see if that fixes the problem. Avoid that extra work by installing 7.2 instead of 6.x. Before you do any upgrading/installing, make sure you've backed up any important data! :-) > But it can not install from CD Rom. I have set the > BIOS to run from CD-ROM first .It seems not running the CD at all. The > CD-Rom is Sony CD-Rom CDU5211 USB Device. I don't need to keep the old > configuration and just want to use FreeBSD i386 6.1 release. Please advise. Set our system to boot from USB. Normally booting from CD-rom means from a built-in CD-ROM! Roland -- R.F.Smith http://www.xs4all.nl/~rsmith/ [plain text _non-HTML_ PGP/GnuPG encrypted/signed email much appreciated] pgp: 1A2B 477F 9970 BA3C 2914 B7CE 1277 EFB0 C321 A725 (KeyID: C321A725)
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