Configuring FreeBSD 4.9 on a new system (was: FreeBSD Newbie...)

Fabian Keil freebsd-listen at
Thu May 4 00:51:23 UTC 2006

"John Dworske" <jdworske at> wrote:

>    Help here it goes...I am brand new to
>    FreeBSD...installed OS onto a box from
>    a set of floppies I got off the net...
>    Last login: Wed May  3 14:37:21 2006 from
>    Copyright (c) 1980, 1983, 1986, 1988, 1990, 1991, 1993, 1994
>            The Regents of the University of California.  All rights
>    reserved.
>    FreeBSD 4.9-RELEASE (GENERIC) #0: Mon Oct 27 17:51:09 GMT 2003
>    Wondering what I need to update my system to make sure it has
>    everything I need to do want to setup a slave DNS server
>    and apache webserver for starters...

How about replacing it with FreeBSD 6.1 first?

Bind is part of the base system, and Apache part of the ports
collection. While this is true for FreeBSD 4.9 as well, you
shouldn't use such an old release unless you have a reason.

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