On Sun, Jun 15, 2003 at 08:39:08PM -0400 or thereabouts, [EMAIL PROTECTED] seemed to write: > Hello > > im trying to download a copy of unix from the site. i have got to: > > " > > 2.13.1 Creating an installation CDROM > > As part of each release, the FreeBSD project makes available five CDROM > images (``ISO images''). These images can be written (``burned'') to CDs if you > have a CD writer, and then used to install FreeBSD. If you have a CD writer, and > bandwidth is cheap, then this is the easiest way to install FreeBSD. > > > Download the correct ISO images > > The ISO images for each release can be downloaded from > ftp://ftp.FreeBSD.org/pub/FreeBSD/ISO-IMAGES-arch/version or the closest mirror. > Substitute arch and > version as appropriate. > > That directory will normally contain the following images: > > Table 2-6. FreeBSD ISO image names and meanings > > Filename Contains > version-mini.iso Everything you need to install FreeBSD. > version-disc1.iso Everything you need to install FreeBSD, and as many > additional third party packages as would fit on the disc. > version-disc2.iso A ``live filesystem'', which is used in conjunction with > the ``Repair'' facility in sysinstall. A copy of the FreeBSD CVS tree. As many > additional third party packages as would fit on the disc. > version-disc3.iso As many additional third party packages as would fit on the > disc. > version-disc4.iso As many additional third party packages as would fit on the > disc. > > i wud like to dl version-disc1.iso but i odnt now which bit to use as a > substitue for arch or version in the url.
arch = i386 for PCs Since it sounds like you're a newbie, you'll want version = 4.8-RELEASE. There is also 5.1-RELEASE but it's highly discouraged for people who are not willing to debug it. It *is* a "new technology" release, after all. -- Josh > > could you help? > thankyou > > _______________________________________________ > [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]" _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"