Read errors when installing from usb

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Read errors when installing from usb

Post by Kilz » Wed Jan 02, 2019 8:47 pm

Long time Linux user of over 10 years. I thought it might be fun to install a form of bsd to see the differences. I downloaded the Ghost 18.12 image, checked the md5sum and used dd to write to a usb stick I use for install according to this site. I keep getting read errors. Sadly this pc does not have a cdrom that works.
Attached is a poor snapshot of the screen.
I have googled this to no satisfaction.
Freebsd boots fine and installs, but getting to a desktop is as hard as installing Arch Linux (which I have done but it isnt newbie friendly in the least). I would love to have a MATE desktop right out the gate.
TrueOS does boot but I can only find the server addition which is as fun as Freebsd.

Any help is appreciated.
Thanks in advance.

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Re: Read errors when installing from usb

Post by ericbsd » Thu Jan 03, 2019 12:34 pm

I am having the same issue on one of my desktops, I did not found a solution yet. It might be caused by some FreeBSD and TrueOS beta code. If finally find a solution I will release a new iso.

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