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> I have successfully installed FreeBSD 5.0 on my Dell Laptop (1GHz,
> 512MRAM, 30GBHD, Nvidia Go chip w/ 16MB RAM). During installation, I
> did elect to install the linux compatibility. However, during the
> installation, I get an error message 1 indicating that it was not
Remember that FreeBSD 5.0 isn't a "production quality" release, as the
notes on the main FreeBSD page point out.
Quote:> Any suggestions? Or do I need some more information before anyone can
Try to install it again, using the ports or packages system *after*
installation, and you should get more informative error messages.