[nycbug-talk] 6.2 cd install oddness

George Georgalis george at galis.org
Sat Mar 24 22:15:53 EDT 2007

On Sat, Mar 24, 2007 at 01:07:36PM -0700, Peter Wright wrote:
>> Hoping someone can shed some light-
>> I'm trying to install FreeBSD 6.2 on a machine via the cd.
>> Its booting off the cd into sysinstall fine, but when I choose
>> installation media as a CD , it doesn't find any cd roms.  Despite
>> the fact that its running off the cd already.  Anyone have a clue?
>you check dmesg to make sure you cdrom is detected once the kernel is loaded?

yeah... I've gotten around weardness like that by
pushing the eject button (twice) at just the right
time so the CD is spinning up when the kernel goes
to detect it, vs when bios does detect it and loads
the kernel.

// George

George Georgalis, systems architect, administrator <IXOYE><

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