View Single Post
Old 12th May 2008
TerryP's Avatar
TerryP TerryP is offline
Arp Constable
 
Join Date: May 2008
Location: USofA
Posts: 1,546
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Lazy View Post
That's what I thought too, till a friend of mine who knows a million times more about computer than I, read page 25 (FreeBSD Unleashed) "A floppy intallation involves downloading several hundred megabytes..." - a remark that the author could've made less confusing

It's needed for an installation from floppy because the floppy can't fit the files, only way is through the network or (afaik) an existing partition.

I believe you can do the network install from the CD-ROM/DVD-ROM too if you wanted ;-)
__________________
My Journal

Thou shalt check the array bounds of all strings (indeed, all arrays), for surely where thou typest ``foo'' someone someday shall type ``supercalifragilisticexpialidocious''.
Reply With Quote