On Thursday 25 September 2003 10:38 pm, default013 wrote:
> P.S.
>
> I forgot to mention. I tested installing Windows on the same machine to see
> if that would cause any problems, but I had no problems installing Windows
> on the same machine ...

Hmm, almost seems to me it may be the way your burning it.  Sounds like 
something isn't being dittoed correctly. Are you duplicating this under 
Windows or under Unix? That may be the key - other then that, I have no clue.

>
> Jordan
>
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> From: "Chris" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>
> To: "default013" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>; "FreeBSD-Questions"
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> Sent: Thursday, September 25, 2003 10:29 PM
> Subject: Re: install issues
>
> > On Thursday 25 September 2003 10:24 pm, default013 wrote:
> > > Hello,
> >
> > Perhaps it's the media itself? Look into a nice siver coated CD-R instead
>
> of
>
> > the nifty multi colored ones etc.
> >
> > Seems to me, that would be the easiest and least expensive way to
>
> determine a
>
> > problem.
> >
> > > I've installed FreeBSD enough times, but have never had anything like
>
> this
>
> > > happen before. I searched the mailing list archives and couldn't find
> > > anything of use there either ... I was wondering if anyone has had any
> > > similar issues ...
> > >
> > > I've tested this with a storebought 4.2 version disk, and burned ISOs
> > > of 4.1, 4.3, and 4.8. Each time I attempt the install I run into the
> > > same problem:
> > >
> > > System boots up, begins reading the CD ROM and takes me to the kernel
> > > configuration screen. I can select either of the options, but when it
>
> goes
>
> > > to the sysinstall screen I get a brief flash of sysinstall and 1 of 2
> > > things happen: most of the time the system reboots itself displaying no
> > > error messages or 2 rarely the system will stay at sysinstall, and
> > > after flashing the screen for a second displays a distorted image of
>
> sysinstall
>
> > > under which all I can see is basically a grey background with blue bars
>
> on
>
> > > it. I can move the selection around, but if I select something the
>
> system
>
> > > reboots.
> > >
> > > The system is running on a p3 733 mhz processor with 384M SDRAM on a
> > > 133 Bus. Motherboard is a Intel D815EGEW that is brand new. Has 2 IBM
> > > 80G
>
> hard
>
> > > drives and a Netgear network card ... that's about it ...
> > >
> > > I've tried using a different (beside the built-in) video card and had
>
> the
>
> > > same problem. I tried disabling one of the hard disks and had the same
> > > problem, and also tried disabling the CD ROM device (it is very old)
>
> just
>
> > > in case ... but run into the same problem every time. The same thing
> > > happens even when using boot diskettes.
> > >
> > > Anyone have any idea why this would happen? I've tried everything I can
> > > think of and am stumped! Could it be the motherboard? Its an Intel ...
> > >
> > > Thanks,
> > >
> > > Jordan
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> > Best regards,
> >                  Chris
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