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Absolute OpenBSD, 2nd Edition by Michael W. Lucas

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Chapter 3. Installation Walk-Through

Straightforward questions. Will you take the default prompts? Think before you choose.

Armed with your OpenBSD software and a computer with supported hardware, you are now ready to start an actual installation. This chapter takes you through a full installation on amd64 and i386 systems via CD and FTP, booting from a CD or floppy disk.

In this chapter, I assume that you’re dedicating your computer to OpenBSD. You can install multiple operating systems on a single computer, of course, but that’s a less common use case. If you want to install multiple operating systems on your computer, follow the ...

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