Hey Guys, The CD's both have valid data structures (i.e. directories, etc...). I'm positive that I burnt the image correctly, as it's not just an .ISO file and the checksums check out correctly.
I checked for the options in the BIOD but they're not there. The BIOS is "Compaq Computer Corporation Setup Ultility" Any other ideas as to what I might try? Thanks Tyler On Mon, 16 Aug 2004 22:57:24 +0800, Peter Ryan <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > > > > > Hey All, > > > > > > I am havign some trouble installing FreeBSD 4.10 on my PC. I > > > downloaded an ISO image (and verified the checksum) from the > > Canadian > > > FreeBSD FTP site. After burning the image to CD, I checked the > > > checksums, which were the same. > > > > > > When I put the CD in the drive and attempt to boot from it, I just > > get > > > a register dump and the computer halts. > > > I have just got over a similar painful learning experience. > I made a dumb mistake that might help you. I first just burnt the > ISO file to a CD like I would any other file. (I had no idea what > an ISO image was :)) > > After i discovered that you need special software to burn > an ISO image, I downloaded the trial version of UltraISO > software. It wanted to use Nero Burning ROM to actually > do the burn. Once I had these 2 bits of software installed, > I could actually use the CD's I burnt. > > I also burnt CD's of the 2 flp images. I happened to use Sonic > Record Now to do that, and there was a button I could press > that read the flp image and created a bootable CD. > > (This was pretty useful because the floppy drive in the PC > was unusable) > > Hope this helps > Peter > > _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"