FreeBSD Production Release ISO images

Josh Carroll josh.carroll at
Mon Nov 19 19:57:09 PST 2007

> I'm wondering if the FreeBSD 6.2 Production Release ISO images get
> updated periodically when there are important patches, or is it better
> to download the latest snapshot to save the trouble of updating
> everything after installing?

No, the ISOs remain the same as when the release happens. You can use
freebsd-update or csup /usr/src after installation to get updated.

The snapshots are of 6-STABLE, so you wouldn't want to use that if you
want -RELEASE.


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