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Release 6.1 vs 6.2
- To: freebsd-questions_(_at_)_freebsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: Release 6.1 vs 6.2
- From: "Lloyd Martin" <suncountrytech_(_at_)_msn_(_dot_)_com>
- Date: Wed, 14 Feb 2007 01:04:48 +0000
I have never posted a question before so hopefully this ends up in the right
I downloaded and installed version 6.1. Everything went relatively smoothly.
My system dual boots with WindowsXP.
Today I downloaded and tried to install version 6.2 as a complete new
standard install not an upgrade since I did not have any data that I needed
to save anyway. I got error messages during the installation of the files
"unable to extract ... ". This was after I had used the partition and label
functions and the install was actually copying and writing files to disk. So
I thought Disc 1 was corrupted. Recopied the disk - same issue.
Re-downloaded iso of Disc 1 - same issue. It won't copy all the files but it
will copy some of them. Now I don't know what state the system is in. It
would boot to FreeBSD so I used rm to remove all the files and tried again
but same problem. Will try to redownload all iso copies of the disks from a
mirror this time and try again.
If no one else has had this problem it must be something with the writing to
disc or downloading so no need to reply. If anyone else has has this problem
is there a simple solution? If not I will just go back to 6.1.
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