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I'm leaning towards the USB key. Not the memory of the system.
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Interesting. I expect you've got something else going on, other than a bad download. It will be either a bad USB stick, or bad RAM. I suggest you run memtest86+ for a while.
Is there a way to run memtest without an os or cd drive?
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Any linux distro on a USB key would have it in the boot menu.
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I'm sure you can spare two dollars for a CF-IDE adapter: http://www.dealextreme.com/p/cf-to-ide-adapter-711
    
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I ran Debian off of an 8gb thumbdrive for over a year, before that, it was Ubuntu server off of the same thumbdrive.
    
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Figured I'd give you guys an update! I redownloaded everything, and put the installer onto a cd, and it worked! I'm not up and running FreeNAS! Now I just need to throw my drives in there. Thanks everyone for the help/suggestions! +rep to all!
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good to hear its running
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Yep! I've been playing around with stuff. I plan on throwing my constellations into a RAID array. Not sure which one though.. I might buy one more and do RAID 5. They're expensive though... I've got some 2tb WDs I'm going to put in too. Getting a good raid card soon, too! Thanks for the help again!
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Cheers mate! Welcome to the FreeNAS USB club (if that even exists)
    
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