>> I am facing problem in installation of FreeBSD 5.1. The system >> configuration is – P IV 2.4 GHz with two hard drives & 1 CDROM >> & 1 CDRW. I am trying to install FreeBSD in primary slave, in a >> primary partition of size 4GB. I have given 200MB as swap, 1500MB >> as /usr and rest to / . When it asks for installation source, I >> selected CDRW. But during the installation process, it never asked >> for Disk 2. So, it said that it could not find some packages.
> I don't recall using disk 2 during installation; I think it's just > a rescue disk. The 'disc2' is a livefs which can be used for emergency purpose, not for installation. > I'm wondering if you have simply run out of space on /usr, 1.5GB is > quite small. A default FreeBSD installation will allocate only a few > hundred MB for /, and give almost all the space to /usr (/home is > then linked to /usr/home). Maybe you can learn more on the real problem by watching the messages on the second "virtual" console by pressing 'Alt+F2' during the installation process. > However, if I were you, I wouldn't install 5.1 at all, now that 5.2 > is available. Completely, but the installation should function for the old version too. -- -jg. _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"