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Re: Loader not found

From: Chris Pressey <cpressey@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 15 Mar 2005 22:04:19 -0800

On Wed, 16 Mar 2005 13:42:43 +0800
Bill Hacker <wbh@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> sam wrote:
> *SNIP*
> >>
> > It may be better off spend time on improve the DF bsd installer
> > rather  than testing my email account. :)
> Well - if emptying it is too challenging....
> > The current version of bsd installer only suitable for a bsd live
> > CD. I  would like to make it directly install a bsd system.
> You must have gotten a pirate copy then.
> Download the one DragonFlyBSD furnishes online,
> and you will find it installs just fine.
> - Unless, of course, your hardware is CF'ed.

I think Sam is referring to a system like FreeBSD where the CD boots
into a FreeBSD kernel, but is not a full-fledged FreeBSD system with
/bin, /etc, /usr, etc.

The installer was never designed with such a boot CD in mind, and
adapting it to work on one would be, well, non-trivial.


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