Please keep the mailing list CCed on any replies. Jerry Schromm <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > > hi Bill thanks for writing. > > You said both ISO's? Ok I downloaded 4 ISO's from that new AMD64 version folder. > I guess you are just dealing with Disc1 and Disc2 and that Boot Disc. Not the > others?? > Any clues on this will be helpful. I want to get this for free initially. Maybe > someday buy one who knows. But I would like to accomplish an install on this. Burn > this op to disc. > Maybe I should try another burner. Do you use something else? Let me know as much as > you can in a nutshell. Thanks a lot!! > > bootonly.iso ---I burned this one and it seems to be working. I booted up with it > but the box with the options only stay for a few seconds. I selected Enter for > default > but didn't do anything. Maybe it's something to do with choosing TRACK AT ONCE, > or DISC AT ONCE, and there is DISC AT ONCE/96(I just noticed on NERO they have > a mode for Boot Discs. I didn't use it for this iso burn. Maybe I should use that > one) > > disc1.iso -----I tried to burn this one and it errored. I couldn't burn it on Nero. > disc2.iso ---- Haven't tried to burn this one yet. > > mininst.iso --- This one looks like it says Mini instal?? > > checksum.md5 ---- NOT SURE WHAT THIS IS. > > > > > > > > > > Bill Moran <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote:For future reference, this page has important > information on how to ask > questions: > http://www.lemis.com/questions.html > > Jerry Schromm wrote: > > > > Hi everyone, I am not sure how this works or if I will ever get feedback. > > Anyway I just discovered FreeBSD yesterday. I read all about it and I am > > excited to intrigue myself with this new pc adventure. Sounds great and I > > will learn something about code at the same time. I feel it had a kind of > > old school feeling to it, at the same time cutting edge technology. I am a > > believer in it's viability over Microsofts Windows. They love to hide > > information from us not inform us. > > > > The reason I am writing. I downloaded the 5.2.1 IS0's. I burned the boot > > disk successfully it seems. But I tried to burn the first big ISO file and > > it failed to burn. Some type of burn error following the track or something. > > This is almost definatly a problem with your burning software. Even a > corrupted ISO will burn successfully, although you won't be able to use > the CD. > > > Then I tried that other download that isn't the ISO but the regular files. > > That wouldn't do anything either. It burned but I can't instal it. That > > doesn't boot. Or install in anyway. > > You need to provide more information on exactly what you did and the exact > result (including cut/paste any error messages) ... with the information > you've provided, we're left trying to guess what you did wrong, and I've > got so many potential guesses that I'm not going to list them all. > > > I am wondering if FreeBSD is actually free or is this a way to get us to > > order the retail box lol. I don't want to feel that way. Yestersay I was so > > excited about this. I hope you can enlighten me some. > > No, it's really free. I've been downloading both ISOs and floppy images and > installing from them for 6 years now. > > Provide some details on what you did and what happened, and I'm sure we'll > be able to help. > > -- > Bill Moran > Potential Technologies > http://www.potentialtech.com > >
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