Re: FreeBSD 7.0-RELEASE Available
>> On behalf of the FreeBSD Project thanks for your interest in FreeBSD.
>> We hope you enjoy the new release.[/color]
> I've just spent the whole morning installing it on my office desktop.
> It was an awful experience: installing packages from the three CDs kept making
> me switch from one CD to the other then to the previous one before the next one
> All in all about twenty-times !!! (sometimes just for ONE package, for Christ's
> sake !)
> It was particularly annoying, especially with those Linux guys around sneering
> when comparing it to their smooth install.[/color]
People in the know, and those with reasonable network bandwidth, generally
use either the 'boot only' or just the 'disk 1' CDs to install a pretty
minimal system, and then install packages, run cvsup, use freebsd updates
etc. from the net. It's a whole lot smoother than juggling CDs.
Dr Matthew J Seaman MA, D.Phil. 7 Priory Courtyard
PGP: [url]http://www.infracaninophile.co.uk/pgpkey[/url] Ramsgate
Kent, CT11 9PW
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