FreeBSD 4.7 vs 4.8

Kjell Midtseter kmidtset at
Tue May 20 00:02:23 PDT 2003

On Monday, 19 May 2003 at 23:29:58 -0700, HarryH wrote:
> I am new to BDS.  I downloaded Rel 4.7 which takes up 6 CDs (one is a mini Unix I understand that is not needed).  I later downloaded Rel 4.8, 
> 3CDs (one is  a mini).  Should I install 4.8 to get the latest or do 4.7 first as it has more CDs and then upgrade with 4.8?  What is a newbie to do?
You only need the first CD to load FreeBSD. The additional CDs contains additional ports that you may want to load at a later date. If you have a fast internet connection they are not needed as you will load the latest versions of the ports directly from the internet.

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