Your cd burner software should have an option to create a cd from an image.
This is different than just copying files to a bland cd-rom. Look in the
'File' drop-down menu.
Don't feel bad - I made the same mistake and posted the same question on
this board about two years ago.
P.S. Google is your best friend when researching FreeBSD issues.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:owner-freebsd-
> [EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Jerry Schromm
> Sent: Monday, July 12, 2004 5:22 PM
> To: [EMAIL PROTECTED]
> Subject: I downloaded everything to no avail! ISO's fail to burn
> 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. 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.
> 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.
> Thanks a lot,
> Jerry Schromm
> Corning, California
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