Question about a specific ISP: Amen/Amenworld
chris at hier7.com
Mon Mar 5 15:33:35 UTC 2007
I think it was Alexandre who was interested in a particular host in the
UK and was debating bringing his business to a company who let him know
outright that they do not support FreeBSD.
Jack Raats wrote:
> You can try www.layeredtech.com .
> At theair facili tiesI 've two machines running FreeBSD and the service
> they offer is really great!!!
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Chris Slothouber" <chris at hier7.com>
> To: <freebsd-questions at freebsd.org>
> Sent: Monday, March 05, 2007 4:21 PM
> Subject: Re: Question about a specific ISP: Amen/Amenworld
>> 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 (www.amenworld.com) but the sales technician is telling me
>>>> amen technicians can't install freebsd on the machines. After some
>>>> I found that they are hosting some freebsd machines (if this counts for
>>>> Is there anyone here that by any change is a client on this company
>>>> and runs
>>>> Thanks in advance
>>>> Alexandre Vieira - nullpt at gmail.com
>>> 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: http://www.daemonology.net/depenguinator/
>>> Hope that helps,
>>> 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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