Question about a specific ISP: Amen/Amenworld

Chris Slothouber chris at
Mon Mar 5 15:21:00 UTC 2007

Personally, I would never consider a vendor that does not at least have 
a cursory knowledge of the platform I was using on a leased server.  If 
they are miles away, I want someone with a clue to be my eyes an ears in 
the event of an emergency.

I'd recommend going with a host who supports FreeBSD.

Jeff Palmer wrote:
> At 02:31 PM 3/2/2007, Alexandre Vieira wrote:
>> Hello folks,
>> I'm interested in a dedicated server plan from a somewhat big company 
>> called
>> Amenworld ( but the sales technician is telling me that
>> amen technicians can't install freebsd on the machines. After some 
>> googling
>> I found that they are hosting some freebsd machines (if this counts for
>> anything).
>> Is there anyone here that by any change is a client on this company 
>> and runs
>> freebsd?
>> Thanks in advance
>> Regards
>> -- 
>> Alexandre Vieira - nullpt at
> Alexandre,
> I know nothing about this company..  but just because a few boxes have 
> FreeBSD doesn't mean they necessarily support it.   It's possible to 
> change from linux to FreeBSD on remote machine using utilities like: 
> Hope that helps,
> Jeff
> P.S.  Be warned,  that utility re-images the disk,  and can leave the 
> machine in non-bootable state. Possibly forcing you to incur support 
> fees from the ISP/Datacenter.
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