> > Hello all, >> >> I'm in control of a dedicated server and I would like to re-install >> FreeBSD. >> I found the following guide: >> http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en/articles/remote-install/ >> which seems to cover pretty much all should need but it assumes that >> I have some other OS (linux) installed, since I have FreeBSD 7.2-p4 I >> wonder >> if maybe there is an easier way. >> >> The reason for wanting to re-install is because I only have on big >> slice that covers the >> entire harddrive and I don't want that. Primarily I would like to have >> /usr/local >> in a separate slice. >> >> Any input, advice, tips etc would be very welcomed. >> (trying to be prepared before attempting anything) >> >> > AFAIK, it's not possible to install a BSD system from a linux system. I > searched some time, and it does not seem to be possible. > Finally, I used mfsBSD to install. I booted on a rescue disk (Linux), then, > I did : > dd if=mfsBSD.img | ssh remotehost dd of=/dev/sda > > Then, a reboot, and I accessed the system via ssh. >
Actually is qasi possible http://www.daemonology.net/blog/2008-01-29-depenguinator-2.0.html But the OP question isn't resolved by that. -- Adam Vande More _______________________________________________ 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"