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 From:  Raphael Maunier <raphael at maunier dot net>
 To:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: [m0n0wall] trouble with HD install
 Date:  Tue, 05 Apr 2005 23:06:03 +0200
Did you try with the physdiskwrite tool ? I tried with both DSL (also 
Knoopix) and physdiskwrite(don't forget -u option for drive > 800 meg) 
without errors.

Regards,


Richard Harding wrote:

> I am trying to install on an old PC. I was attempting to use the DSL 
> install approach. I have DSL working, downloaded the 1.11 generic 
> image. I then used the gunzip fed to dd. There were no errors and 
> running fdisk -l showed a FreeBSD paritition on /dev/hda4.
>
> Upon reboot I just get a "read error". I have tried downloading from 
> several sources and downloaded using both web browsers and wget from 
> command line. Does anyone have any idea what I am missing here? Is 
> there another step that needs to be made to get it to boot properly? 
> Why does dd create a /dev/hda4?
>
> Thanks for any help.
>
> Rick
>
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