barner at in.tum.de
Thu Feb 5 02:14:52 PST 2004
> I just bought BSDfree version 5.1 because I had very good
> comments about your operating system. Our company is planning to use as a NAT
> server . I want to know where can I take some courses to have at least the
> basics that it looks to be an awesome operating system.
For a production system, the 5.x branch of FreeBSD (sic!) is not quite
ready yet, so you should better go with FreeBSD 4.9 (FreeBSD 4.x is the
so-called stable branch at the present).
If you insist in deploying FreeBSD 5.x, please note that FreeBSD 5.2 is
Before you start getting angry about having bought an out-dated version
of FreeBSD, please consider the following: Depending on where you bought
your CD set, it is possible, that you supported the project.
You can download the very latest version (either 4.9 or 5.2) from a
mirror near you (for free!):
There is also the possibilty to do a network install of FreeBSD, and
there are several ways to keep it up-to-date.
To learn about all that, you should have a look at the handbook, which
is available online at:
and, if you install the documentation package, on your local hard drive:
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