On 3 March 2010 07:33, Piotr Lukawski <plukaw...@googlemail.com> wrote:
> Dears,
> I need to install Freebsd 8.0 using floppy and then ftp, but there are no
> floppy images in
> ftp://ftp.FreeBSD.org/pub/FreeBSD/releases/i386/8.0-RELEASE/floppies/<ftp://ftp.freebsd.org/pub/FreeBSD/releases/i386/8.0-RELEASE/floppies/>mentioned
> in
> http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/install-pre.html
> I tried so install Freebsd 7 using availiable floppy (successful) and update
> it to 8.0 (after 3 days finally error and now now whole /usr directory so I
> am stacked).
> Could you please produce install floppy images for Freebsd 8.0? Please
> please please. I have no power to do the install of 7, upgrade and fail
> again :-(
> Thanks in adavance.
> Piotr

Have you tried installing 8.0-RELEASE from your
7.x floppies?  I have heard rumour that it is possible
by just changing the release name under "View/Set
Various Installation Options".

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