On Thu, 12 Feb 2004, Brent Bowman wrote:
> > Hello all, I've got a question about the install of the current FreeBSD. > > I am using the floppy install, and I dd (I'm a linux user) both the > kern.flp and mfsroot.flp onto floppies, then I follow the instructions > on this site: > > http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/install-start.html > > I get to the end of step "22.214.171.124 Booting for the i386™" where it > tells to boot the kernel and no matter what I do, it just reboots the > computer! Therefore it looses whatever it tried to put in memory and > starts over again. How can I get it to go to the kernel setup? > > My Hardware: > IBM PS/Valuepoint 486 33MHz > 8 MB RAM > 2 x 212MB HD > 3-COM network card > no CDROM > > Thanks, Any help would be appreciated > This might sound silly, but I would download the *.flp again. I would find two different floppy disks and use those. I think the FreeBSD handbook even says to try it 2-4 times before asking. Floppies are just that bad. Maybe it will help, maybe it wont. Good luck. m > Brent > > > _______________________________________________ > [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]" > _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"