David Nobles <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes: > Per David's suggestion, I'm redirecting this question to this list. My > FreeBSD CDs are for 3.2. Not sure what additional information might > be helpful.
FreeBSD 3.2 was outdated four years ago. > > > My old hard drive with Win98 died and I just got a new 40GB for my > > > laptop so I decided to install FreeBSD instead . > > > >Woo hoo! > > > > > I created the Kernel and MFS floppies per the instructions in my > > > book (FreeBSD 3rd edition) and it sets up my partition, asks what > > > type of installation I want (selected Novice). I then tell it the > > > installation media is CDROM but when it boot it appears to scan the > > > CDROM (led flashes) but then boots from the hard drive giving me a > > > message that 0:wd(0,a)/kernel is the default and placing me at the > > > boot: prompts. So you're booting from floppy, but when you try to use the CDROM as the installation medium, it doesn't recognize it? It's not supposed to be rebooting in the middle -- is it really doing that, or do you mean something else? _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"