On Sat, Jan 03, 2004 at 08:54:54PM +1100, August Simonelli wrote: > Hi all, > > I've had some trouble with booting from the 5.2 ISO I downloaded. Some > background (long-winded, but bear with me): > > I downloaded 5.2RC2 disk1 and 5.2RC2 disk2 with Firebird on Red Hat 9. > All > seemed well. I scp'd those files to my Mac (Panther) and created dmg's > and > burned them to a CD. All looked well. I then tried to boot from the CD > but > it didn't work. I made sure all BIOS settings were set to boot from CD > first. I tested with a WinXP install CD and it could boot from cd. I > tried > the FreeBSD cd on another machine and it failed as well (windows > worked).
According to this link, converting an iso to dmg seems to disable booting off CD. So you may want to burn the iso straight. http://lists.debian.org/debian-user/2003/debian-user-200301/msg05920.html hth Gautam _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"