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Old 28th November 2011
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Hi,

I am trying to install FreeBSD on this:

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It has however hard drive changed, because the oryginal was faulty. I have currently 160GB Samsung installed.

BOIS sees the hard drive no problem.

After going through whole setting up process I get to the point when installer wants to start copying files. It comes up with a message asking if I'm sure I want to contunue and I confirm. At this point I get a message:

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no root device found - you must lable a partition as / in the lable editor
Next it says the same thing for SWAP.

I tried installing other systems and they work just fine, but still prefere FreeBSD. Also this is not my first time installing/using FreeBSD so it's not like I forgot to set labels up etc...

Any idea what could be causing that?

Thanks,
Konrad
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Which version of FreeBSD are your trying to install?
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8.2

I am currently looking for my 7.3 CD to try it as well.
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As an alternative you could follow the FreeBSD Install Without Sysinstall guide.
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Hi,

Thanks for response.

I will try the alternative in the evening.

An interesting thing may be that I managed to install FreeBSD using custom installation from sysinstall, however I was still not able to boot into the system. Perhaps standard install does something that custom doesn't include by default which is why all files get copied no problem...

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