On Thu, Jun 26, 2003 at 08:04:15PM -0400, William O'Higgins wrote: > The Challenge: > > An old laptop, with no OS that can only boot from a floppy. I want to > install FreeBSD. > > I have a USB CDROM, but I cannot make it bootable at the BIOS level. > > I have a network card (PCMCIA) but no knowledge of how to get drivers > for it on a FreeBSD install floppy. > > I'm pretty sure I'll have to either install entirely from floppies (not > worth the time) or from the CDROM or network, but I don't know how to > make those devices work from a blank hd and a floppy.
Couldn't you install with the two floppys, then download the rest via ppp or pppoe? _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"