It might be nice if the RootBSD people answered their email inquiries, i know they have lost customers, me for one for not answering a simple email
On Thu, 2008-06-19 at 13:35 -0400, [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: > * Maxim Khitrov <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> [2008-06-18 22:37:13+0000]: > > Is anyone here using RootBSD? > > I am using both RootBSD and JohnCompanies. > > > I'm currently with JohnCompanies. Overall, it's been a positive > > experience, though I wish they offered FreeBSD 7. Beta testing for it > > was supposed to begin last month, but so far no news. > > Agreed. JC has been fine so far, and I asked them to include me in their > FreeBSD 7 beta testing when it opens up. I don't think they have a > schedule posted for when that will start. > > I started out at RootBSD on 6.2, and when FreeBSD 7 was first offered by > them (about a month ago), they were nice enough to setup a 7.0 VPS for > me, and give me a liberal amount of time for me to move my data over > from my 6.2 VPS. > > > My main concern is disk space; I have 2GB for ~$26 per month. > > This too is my only gripe about JohnCompanies. For $29 a month, I only > get a VPS with 2GB of space -- and they don't allow you to add more > diskpace unless you upgrade to a higher ($49/month) plan. > > Contrast that with RootBSD, where I pay $19 a month and I get 10GB of > space. > > On the JC server, one can easily fill up that 2GB by building various > ports (I did it by running "cd /usr/ports/graphics/ImageMagick; make > install"). The RootBSD box comes with 10GB of space which is more than > enough to build almost any port. > > I am sticking with both for now, only because JC reliability/uptime is > purported to be excellent. Granted, I've not had any hardware or > connectivity issues with either provider yet, so I've not yet > experienced any serious problems firsthand. > > > > I should also add that they both have excellent customer service and > response times, I've been pleasantly surprised with how good the support > from both places are. > > hth, > Thomas > _______________________________________________ > 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]"