Version number is 5.1. I am using an older computer, a Dell OptiPlex GX1100
(Approx 3 years old), someone else replied saying that they had the same
problem with 5.1 on older hardware.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Lowell Gilbert" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
To: "Adam King" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
Cc: <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
Sent: Monday, July 14, 2003 9:08 AM
Subject: Re: Newbie install error mounting /dev/acd0 on /dist


> Adam King <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
>
> > I am new to FreeBSD and recently bought a packaged CD set and am
>
> What version?
>
> > installing it on a second hard drive. I am booting directly from the CD,
> > configure all relevant option and and when I commit to installing, it
> > fails with the error message:
> >
> > Error mounting /dev/acd0 on /dist: Input/Output error (5)
> >
> > I browsed the mailing list and found another person with the same
> > problem, but without an appropriate fix. Does anyone know what the
> > problem is?
>
> No, it could be lot of things, but you might try a minimal install
> until you get the system booting itself, then go back in and install
> the rest of what you want...

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