Re: floppy install problems with strange message

2005-10-31 Thread Rino Mardo
yes this are made fresh from the fbsd ftp server. i've also checked the distribution set in options and it is set correct (5.4-RELEASE). the handbook only mentioned setting the Release name as far as cvsup is concerned. i found warning messages from tty2 though: DEBUG: Generating /etc/fstab file

floppy install problems with strange message

2005-10-30 Thread Rino Mardo
hello, i'm trying a floppy install of the 5.4-RELEASE and whatever ftp site i choose i would get the following message: No such directory: ftp://ftp.freebsd.org/pub/FreeBSD/snapshots/i386/5.4-RELEASE please check the URL and try again. i know the snapshot directory doesn't exist (if i ftp

Re: cracked out floppy install

2005-02-09 Thread Mark Ovens
daniel wrote: On February 7, 2005 10:40 pm, Chris Hill wrote: On Mon, 7 Feb 2005, daniel wrote: i've been trying to install freebsd-5.3RELEASE on this old computer on and off for days now. i downloaded the floppies, watched the thing boot and each and every time, it'll get to the little

Re: cracked out floppy install

2005-02-09 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Wed, Feb 09, 2005 at 02:51:06PM +, Mark Ovens wrote: well the handbook says freebsd5 has a minimum requirement of 8mb, so 16 should be fine. but even if it weren't, you'd think there'd be some form of useful error message instead of just rebooting. it just makes no sense.

Re: cracked out floppy install

2005-02-09 Thread daniel quinn
On February 9, 2005 12:09 pm, Kris Kennaway wrote: On Wed, Feb 09, 2005 at 02:51:06PM +, Mark Ovens wrote: well the handbook says freebsd5 has a minimum requirement of 8mb, so 16 should be fine. but even if it weren't, you'd think there'd be some form of useful error message instead

16MB memory requirement for 5.3 install (Re: cracked out floppy install)

2005-02-08 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Tue, Feb 08, 2005 at 05:55:31PM +0100, Ramiro Aceves wrote: Kris Kennaway wrote: On Mon, Feb 07, 2005 at 10:52:53PM -0500, daniel wrote: On February 7, 2005 10:40 pm, Chris Hill wrote: On Mon, 7 Feb 2005, daniel wrote: i've been trying to install freebsd-5.3RELEASE on this old

Re: cracked out floppy install

2005-02-08 Thread Loren M. Lang
On Mon, Feb 07, 2005 at 10:52:53PM -0500, daniel wrote: On February 7, 2005 10:40 pm, Chris Hill wrote: On Mon, 7 Feb 2005, daniel wrote: i've been trying to install freebsd-5.3RELEASE on this old computer on and off for days now. i downloaded the floppies, watched the thing boot and

Re: cracked out floppy install

2005-02-08 Thread daniel
On February 8, 2005 01:34 pm, Loren M. Lang wrote: with no errors if the floppies good. I also have a not of trouble finding good floppies to boot from. Just keep trying over and over. If both dd and diff succeed then it's probably something else that's the matter. I think sometimes floppy

cracked out floppy install

2005-02-07 Thread daniel
i've been trying to install freebsd-5.3RELEASE on this old computer on and off for days now. i downloaded the floppies, watched the thing boot and each and every time, it'll get to the little beastie prompt where it counts down and is *supposed* to run sysinst but instead, it just reboots! i

Re: cracked out floppy install

2005-02-07 Thread Michael C. Shultz
On Monday 07 February 2005 06:07 pm, daniel wrote: i've been trying to install freebsd-5.3RELEASE on this old computer on and off for days now. i downloaded the floppies, watched the thing boot and each and every time, it'll get to the little beastie prompt where it counts down and is

Re: cracked out floppy install

2005-02-07 Thread Chris Hill
On Mon, 7 Feb 2005, daniel wrote: i've been trying to install freebsd-5.3RELEASE on this old computer on and off for days now. i downloaded the floppies, watched the thing boot and each and every time, it'll get to the little beastie prompt where it counts down and is *supposed* to run sysinst

Re: cracked out floppy install

2005-02-07 Thread daniel
On February 7, 2005 10:40 pm, Chris Hill wrote: On Mon, 7 Feb 2005, daniel wrote: i've been trying to install freebsd-5.3RELEASE on this old computer on and off for days now. i downloaded the floppies, watched the thing boot and each and every time, it'll get to the little beastie prompt

Re: cracked out floppy install

2005-02-07 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Mon, Feb 07, 2005 at 10:52:53PM -0500, daniel wrote: On February 7, 2005 10:40 pm, Chris Hill wrote: On Mon, 7 Feb 2005, daniel wrote: i've been trying to install freebsd-5.3RELEASE on this old computer on and off for days now. i downloaded the floppies, watched the thing boot and

Initial floppy install 5.2.1 fails - error: fatal trap 9

2004-08-24 Thread Martin Laflamme
Hi, Initial floppy install with 5.2.1. We have 12 PCs for a classroom which are completely identical. They have a P4P800-VM motherboard with updated BIOS. The CPU is Intel 2.8 GHZ. For the strangest reason, the install worked on 1 machine and failed on all the others we tried

[Fwd: Re: 5.2.1-RC floppy install: many if_X.ko modules failed to load]

2004-02-10 Thread Rostislav Krasny
to this release. Thanks Original Message Subject: Re: 5.2.1-RC floppy install: many if_X.ko modules failed to load Date: Sun, 08 Feb 2004 16:38:31 +0200 From: Rostislav Krasny [EMAIL PROTECTED] To: [EMAIL PROTECTED] References: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Rostislav Krasny wrote: Hello. When I boot

floppy install keeps failing.

2004-02-03 Thread Gary Kline
Folks, A few weeks ago I ftp'd the following flopping of 5.2 to due a network sysinstall of a new upgraded HP Kayak. 53 -rw-r--r-- 1 kline wheel53640 Jan 6 22:58 README.TXT 1448 -rw--- 1 kline wheel 1474560 Jan 6 22:53 drivers.flp 1448 -rw---

Re: floppy install keeps failing.

2004-02-03 Thread Gary Kline
On Tue, Feb 03, 2004 at 01:20:24AM -0800, Gary Kline wrote: Well, I followed one suggestion that the kern.flp mighthave been a dud. I re-formatted, and re dd'd ./kern.flp onto the floppy. (It's a new floppy, BTW.) After about

Re: 4.9 floppy install help

2003-12-14 Thread Toomas Aas
i have Award Modular BIOS v 4.41 PG (c) 1984-96 (cd-rom Bootable), Pent 133Mhz 1.2 Gig and 32 Megs 3com nic. no mouse. i downloaded 4.9 in 2 .iso images and setup some floppies for booting. the Kern.flp disk executes fine and asks for Mfsroot.flp. but this disks returns zf_read unexpected

4.9 floppy install help

2003-12-13 Thread Al Leslie
i have Award Modular BIOS v 4.41 PG (c) 1984-96 (cd-rom Bootable), Pent 133Mhz 1.2 Gig and 32 Megs 3com nic. no mouse. i downloaded 4.9 in 2 .iso images and setup some floppies for booting. the Kern.flp disk executes fine and asks for Mfsroot.flp. but this disks returns zf_read unexpected EOF and

Re: 4.9 floppy install help

2003-12-13 Thread Chris Howells
-BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE- Hash: SHA1 On Saturday 13 December 2003 19:33, Al Leslie wrote: can someone shed some light on this? Try some different disks. They maybe dodgy. - -- Cheers, Chris Howells -- [EMAIL PROTECTED], [EMAIL PROTECTED] Web: http://chrishowells.co.uk, PGP ID:

Re: FreeBSD 4.7-RELEASE 4.8-RELEASE 4-9-RC-2 4.9-RC2 4.9-RC3 floppy install problem.

2003-10-20 Thread Kris Kennaway
On Mon, Oct 20, 2003 at 10:38:25AM +0800, Evgeny Larionov wrote: I just try install some versions FreeBSD from floppy disks via FTP (HTTP-proxy). During instalation system unsuccessfully trying download necessary files from ftp.freebsd.org/pub/FreeBSD/snaphots/i386/release name bacuase this

FreeBSD 4.7-RELEASE 4.8-RELEASE 4-9-RC-2 4.9-RC2 4.9-RC3 floppy install problem.

2003-10-19 Thread Evgeny Larionov
I just try install some versions FreeBSD from floppy disks via FTP (HTTP-proxy). During instalation system unsuccessfully trying download necessary files from ftp.freebsd.org/pub/FreeBSD/snaphots/i386/release name bacuase this directory (snapshots/i386) on primary and others ftp sites is empty.

Floppy install

2003-02-26 Thread Mike
Ok call me crazy but all else has failed so I am down to floppies. In the 4.7 release there is a /bin in 5.0 there is a /base will the instructions from http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/install-diff-m edia.html Still work? If there was a way to install minimum from

Re: Floppy install

2003-02-26 Thread Asenchi
On Thu, 2003-02-27 at 00:52, Mike wrote: In the 4.7 release there is a /bin in 5.0 there is a /base will the instructions from http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/install-diff-m edia.html Still work? What version do you want to install? If there was a way to install

RE: Floppy install

2003-02-26 Thread Mike
CDROM failed. It's an IBM ThinkPad 765D. So now I am down to this. -Original Message- From: [EMAIL PROTECTED] [mailto:[EMAIL PROTECTED] On Behalf Of Asenchi Sent: Wednesday, February 26, 2003 11:45 PM To: Mike Cc: [EMAIL PROTECTED] Subject: Re: Floppy install On Thu, 2003-02-27 at 00:52

RE: Floppy install

2003-02-26 Thread Asenchi
On Thu, 2003-02-27 at 01:57, Mike wrote: I am stuck having to install FreeBSD via floppies. I would like to install 5.0. can I use the same way the handbook shows for 4.7? Or is there a way I can do a mini install and get the rest from my CD ROM. My CD wont boot, the headless install failed

floppy install

2003-02-06 Thread vanceyogi
I can't find the boot images for a floppy install. Thanks! To Unsubscribe: send mail to [EMAIL PROTECTED] with unsubscribe freebsd-questions in the body of the message

Re: floppy install

2003-02-06 Thread John
boot.flp -rw-r--r-- 1 0 wheel 1474560 Feb 6 20:00 fixit.flp -rw-r--r-- 1 0 wheel 1474560 Feb 6 20:00 kern.flp -rw-r--r-- 1 0 wheel 1474560 Feb 6 19:59 mfsroot.flp 226 Transfer complete. Enjoy! John - [EMAIL PROTECTED]'s Original Message - I can't find the boot images for a floppy