I assume that you are installing *only* FreeBSD on the Pentium and not
multibooting it. Did you select to install the standard MBR or did u
select to leave he MBR untouched? What happens when you try to boot
the system fromthe hadr drive?

Regard
S.

On Wed, 1 Sep 2004 02:49:51 +0000 (UTC), Phil Thomson
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> Hi all,
> 
> Just installed FreeBSD on a Pentium 150 I found in the garbage (!), and it
> seems the installation went fine, but I cannot boot. I had to use the boot
> floppies to start the installation, so I used those to boot from to try
> and figure out how to configure the boot options in sysinstall, but I had
> no luck. I tried using the fixit floppy, but I don't understand how to
> find the hard drive or what I would do when I got there (I'm kind of a
> newbie to FreeBSD). The "holographic shell" didnt work (no shell came up
> at all). I can't currently rescue from a CD as I did a network install
> from floppies. What is the next step?
> 
> P
> 
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> Popular Mechanics, 1949
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