Low-cost dedicated FreeBSD server or non-jail VPS?

Preston Hagar prestonh at gmail.com
Thu Feb 8 17:53:41 UTC 2007

On 2/7/07, John Nielsen <lists at jnielsen.net> wrote:
> On Wednesday 07 February 2007 23:10, Peter Clark wrote:
> > Is this up your alley?
> >
> > http://www.johncompanies.com/jc_vps.html
> I use this service and highly recommend it, but it definitely falls under
> the "jail" category. They've modified the stock FreeBSD jails pretty
> heavily and most of the time it's not obvious you're running in a jail,
> but
> if you want to do anything like create virtual interfaces, use your own
> mountpoints or (as the OP mentioned) experiment with firewall setups
> you'll
> be out of luck.
> JC does also offer dedicated servers on which they're more than happy to
> install and support FreeBSD, but I'm not sure that meets the "low-cost"
> requirement.
> JN

I would second the John Companies.  Also another good one to look at is
sevenl.net  I had a  Ubuntu server there for a while and they were great.
They only have FreeBSD as a dedicated option though, no VPS.  The dedicated
starts at $81 a month, so that may be a little more than you want to spend.


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