[nycbug-talk] Can I install FreeBSD 5.3 from a USB CD drive?

Kliment Andreev klimenta
Fri Aug 12 18:06:12 EDT 2005

Maude User wrote:
> Thanks for this info.
> The handbook chapter on BIOS (see below) doesn't mention "USB" but it 
> says the machine
> can boot from "Removable Devices" so it sounds like your first 
> suggestion about booting from
> removable drives would work.

Even if you boot from the USB CD, there is a chance that FreeBSD load 
won't recognize the USB chipset, so you won't be able to choose the 
source for the installation media.

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