Update FreeBSD with freebsd-update

After fresh install freebsd 4.11 in old machine I need to update it right away since many security advisories. Quick way to do that using freebsd-update : Installing freebsd-update dns# whereis freebsd-update freebsd-update: /usr/ports/security/freebsd-update dns# cd /usr/ports/security/freebsd-update/ dns# make install ===> Vulnerability check disabled, database not found => freebsd-update-1.6.tar.gz doesn’t seem to exist in /usr/ports/distfiles/. …


Install list for new FreeBSD server

Some thought on configuration and install list for new FreeBSD server : 1. Install minimal (pick minimal or developer) 2. Configure ethernet card defaultrouter=”″ gateway_enable=”YES” hostname=”alamster.rasyid.net” ifconfig_em0=”inet netmask″ ifconfig_em0_alias0=”inet netmask″ 3. Time synchronize -bash-2.05b$ rdate time.nist.gov

Linux Distro, Choose DVD or CD?

Many distro nowadays give alternative media for installation, like newest release of Centos 4.5 available in DVD and CD. The other side, VectorLinux 5.6 soho come with CD option. I just remember when I must install Redhat 9 that require 3 cds, my friend forgot to return the last cd, make my installation process never …