> Problem: Message "Read error" at booting after installation of
> HW: PC 100MHz, 80Mb IDEHD (hda), No CD
> Process: Using TomsRTBT to boot in Linux etc according to instruction.
> Downloading, dd etc runs without errors.
> Rebooting gives "Read error"
> PCBIOS: Tried settings LBA/NoLBA, with FDD/withoutFDD - no change.
> PCHistory: Running Freesco - no problems, Installation FrerBSD, short
> trial - no problems
A silly thing I did that had similar consequences was to try to install
a truncated .img file.
Somehow the download didn't finish, and my generic.img file was a meg or
so too small.