Installation problem

Richard Smith rdls at
Mon May 8 12:57:43 BST 2000

> David Crookes wrote:
>      Unfortunately free BSD doesn't seem to like our hardware - it
>      won't install - loads OK from the CDROM but then can't find the
>      CDROM after the tedious hardware configuration program has had
>      its way. I tried all sorts of hardware configurations with the
>      same result.
>      David Crookes
>      DavidC at

What version of FreeBSD are you trying to install?
What kind of CDROM is it, ATAPI, SCSI, make, model?
Is the CDROM detected during the boot up sequence?
Is the PC on a network and do you have access to an FTP server?

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