Free BSD

Josef Karthauser joe
Fri Jul 2 09:56:46 BST 1999

On Thu, Jul 01, 1999 at 10:10:58PM +0100, Neil Ford wrote:
> I'd have to agree with what everyone else has said... if you can, get some newer CDs, things really have come on quite a lot.
> The suggestion about either aquiring some extra hardware or creating a dual boot machine is a good one, I have the luxury of a
> FreeBSD only box at home because I have a surfit of hardware.  The box doesn't have to be the latest greatest spec to be usable,
> you'll be pleasently surprised at the performance compared to Windows.
> Once I get my server fully functional, I'll be dual booting my Windows box and probably just be using Windows for games (must play
> Diablo every now and then).
> Basically this is a long winded way of saying 'go for it'.  Get hold of the handbook from the website, read up a little and try it
> out.  Don't worry too much about sound, apart from games, how much do you need it?.  Don't forget you can always ask here for
> assistance.  That's right guys?  Guys!! Guys!! :-)

One the subject of sound, I believe that there's pretty good support for a 
whole range of soundcards now, and if you get stuck just mail the list here
and we'll give you a hand setting it up.

Josef Karthauser	FreeBSD: How many times have you booted today?
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