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 From:  Rowdy <david at fielden dot com dot au>
 To:  m0n0wall at lists dot m0n0 dot ch
 Subject:  Re: Installation on PC/IDE HD generic-pc-1.22.img
 Date:  Fri, 19 Jan 2007 08:05:02 +1100
Staffan Österling wrote:
> Problem: Message "Read error"  at booting after installation of
> generic-pc-1.22.img
> 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
> Suggestions?
> //Staffan


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.