Why not a DVD iso version too?

Fred C fred at bsdhost.net
Mon Mar 17 01:07:44 UTC 2008

Same for me I have never uploaded the CD2 and 3. Ok, maybe once long  
time ago when I was young and the FreeBSD version was 4.xx.

I install the os from the CD1 and then I install everything I need  
from ports.


On Mar 16, 2008, at 11:17 AM, Glen Barber wrote:

> Miguel Mayol i Tur said:
>> I do like to try free OSs and distributions
>> Why not a DVD version at bittorent and or at the FTP?
>> I cannot understand why not on these days.
> I personally cannot understand everyone's fascination with a DVD
> installer.  If everyone is so intent on using the "latest and  
> greatest",
> why do they want to install packages from the CD (or DVD), rather than
> using ports?
> Bandwidth, to me, is no excuse, because it takes less bandwidth to
> download the ports tree + source code than it does to download a 4GB
> DVD.
> Either way, there is a DVD available at freebsdmall.
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