OT Advice for server reinstalation

Mike Jakubik mikej at rogers.com
Mon Feb 27 23:26:03 GMT 2006

Scott Silva wrote:
>> Where do you get stuck? It takes me 5 min to install FreeBSD, most Linux
>> distros take 20 and install crap i don't want/will never use. I don't
>> know why you want to read a hundred howto's, there is only one freebsd
>> handbook <http://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/books/handbook/>
>> ,which should address any questions for people new to it. The ports are
>> easy as pie to install.
> I was trying to get it going in VMWare to play with it, and never got it to
> boot. Maybe I will try 5.3 again.

Thats a pretty old release, i would recommend you try the shortly 
upcoming 6.1, or 5.5 instead. I never personally ran VMware myself, but 
im pretty sure it should work ok.

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