Possible bug with spam permissions

Ugo Bellavance ugob at CAMO-ROUTE.COM
Thu Aug 25 19:31:44 IST 2005

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Julian Field wrote:
> I've burnt a CD of the -bootonly.iso file for 5.4, and it won't boot off
> it.
> And if I try to burn one from my laptop at home, the software refuses to
> accept it is an ISO at all. And that is separately downloaded from
> www.mirror.ac.uk, which is usually fine.
> What am I doing wrong?
> I can't get this d**n BSD stuff to start at all.
> Do I need to boot off the -bootonly.iso then use disc 1 then disc 2?
> The installation guide is at least 10 years old, it tells you to
> catalogue all your hardware with ISA-bus interrupt numbers and stuff
> like that, it is so out of date it is useless.
> /me not impressed by FreeBSD so far...

Basic question: You did check the integrity of the .iso?

I'm really not a FreeBSD guru (never used it in prod, but I've never had
any problem booting off an install disk.

Are using vmware?  You can just tell vmware to use the .iso image as
cdrom drive.



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