Subject: Re: ISO boot problems
To: Jimmie Houchin <>
From: Frank van der Linden <>
List: port-amd64
Date: 11/16/2003 15:44:07
On Sun, Nov 16, 2003 at 08:34:24AM -0600, Jimmie Houchin wrote:
> I built my server without a floppy.
> I didn't think it would be necessary on a machine which can boot from a 
> CD. And for OSes with bootable CDs. :(
> It seems that the Error Disk read that I am seeing is probably related 
> to not finding fd0. Am I correct?

Go into the BIOS and disable the floppy drive. Also remove the floppy
drive from the list of devices to boot from (and put the CD-ROM first,
before the hard drives). I expect that things should work for you 
after that.

- Frank

Frank van der Linden                                  
NetBSD. Free, Unix-like OS. > 45 different platforms.