In theory yes you can its been done before, ill see if i can find the url and the code for it i think it was mfsbsd ??
On Sun, May 25, 2008 at 4:31 PM, Christian Zachariasen <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > On Sun, May 25, 2008 at 9:42 AM, "Kyrre Nygård" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> > wrote: > > > My server is getting kinda messy, but my ISP charges too much for a > > reinstall. Can I do this myself over SSH? Or perhaps there are ways to > make > > ones system as clean as a fresh install? Thanks. > > > > Much obliged, > > Kyrre > > _______________________________________________ > > firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list > > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > > To unsubscribe, send any mail to " > > [EMAIL PROTECTED]" > > > > (sorry, forgot to send this to the list as well) > > You have a server at an ISP? > > I'd say you'll need physical access to do an actual reinstall, unless > they're using some kind of virtualization and you have access to that. > > But how is the server getting "messy"? In most cases you can just remove > the > software you're not using, and reclaim disk space that way. Also make sure > any unneeded services are removed from /etc/rc.conf. To be honest, though - > I've never felt the need to reinstall FreeBSD unless I was doing a major > update as well (5 -> 6 for example). > > Christian Zachariasen > _______________________________________________ > email@example.com mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to " > [EMAIL PROTECTED]" > _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"