> Francesco Pistolesi wrote: > >>Hi, I'm an italian user. >> >>Yesterday I've tried to install FreeBSD in an old and empty 486. >>I've downloaded the floppies and I've made the images >>kern.flp e mfsroot.flp . >> >>I've switched-on the pc with kern.flp floppy inside.... >>at a point the computer has asked to insert mfsroot..... >> >>After a few minutes I've seen on the screen: >> >> >> >>>>FreeBSD/i386 BOOT >>>> >>>> >>Default: 0:fd(0,a)/boot/loader >>boot: >> >>e poi >> >> >> >>>>FreeBSD/i386 BOOT >>>> >>>> >>Default: 0:fd(0,a)/kernel >>boot: >>No kernel >> >>What I have to do to continue? >>I've an HD and a floppy....no a CD-Rom reader.... then floppies is what you're gonna do followed by a network installation. In case you haven't seen this, more on this here: http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/install-pre.html there's probably an italian version of this, too.
>>I've read that the relationship between BIOS and FreeBSD about the >> units is different. I need to know how I can continue the installation >> and what is the function of the image boot.flp of 2,8 Mb and finally, that one is for those who have a 2.8Mb floppy drive (kinda rare) >> what I need apart the floppies >>kern >>mfsroot >> >>Thanks a lot >> >> > > No expert here, but I've received > similar errors, and trashing that > floppy in favor of another (new) > one usually helped. YMMV, of course... yep same here, also, if you didn't do so the first time, be sure to format the floppies before writing the images this is VERY important. If using DOS, do not quick format them. > > Kevin Kinsey > DaleCo, S.P. mario;> - - - - - - - - House Of Sites - - - - - - - - Web Design :: Programming :: Hosting :: Maintenance Web site: http://www.HouseOfSites.net Email: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Tel: 415-242-3376 ---------------------------------------------------- Do you schmut!? http://www.schmut.com http://blog.schmut.com _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"