Why don't you start at the beginning and tell us about the PC you installed 4.6 on?
Is this an pre Y2K box? What operating system was on it before? Have you ever used the floppy drive before? Does the floppy ready light flash when you power up the PC and boot? What command are you using to try to mount the cd drive? You know the drive works because you installed from it. Have you checked the PC's bio's to verify that the com ports are enabled and the floppy drive is enabled? Is the modem powered up before you boot FBSD? Have you used the modem before? Can you prove it works on another system? Does this command connect to your com port with the external modem? Tip comx where x is the com port number that has modem If it connects enter AT for the hayes attention command. Should reply with OK Use ~ the . keyboard keys to exit tip command. -----Original Message----- From: John Adams [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] Sent: Tuesday, January 13, 2004 10:45 AM To: Andrew Boothman Cc: [EMAIL PROTECTED]; [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: New installation: Hanging when trying to dial out On Tuesday, January 13, 2004, at 10:29 AM, Andrew Boothman wrote: > How are you trying to mount your floppy? "mount -t msdos /dev/fd0 > /mnt"? Well, I was just naively trying mount /dev/fd0 /mnt, but now I've tried it as you suggest, and again gotten "Device not configured". This is also what fdformat gives me when I try to format the disk. I'm also unable so far to mount the CD drive. > Are your serial ports probed correctly during boot? Look at > "dmesg|grep cuaa". Now, that's interesting. I get results for sio, but nothing for cuaa or tty. All the best, John A _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"