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... _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"