On Wed, Oct 29, 2008 at 05:56:01PM +0000, pwn wrote:

> Jerry McAllister escreveu:
> >On Wed, Oct 29, 2008 at 01:43:23PM +0000, pwn wrote:
> >
> >  
> >>immediately after the installation of FreeBSD what steps should be 
> >>performed by order
> >>1 - Configuring the FreeBSD Kernel
> >>2 - The Cutting Edge
> >>3 - Updating FreeBSD
> >>
> >>Is this the proper order?
> >>    
> >
> >I would say, first update FreeBSD src and rebuild.
> >Then update the ports tree
> >Then, if you must, configure a custom kernel - or if
> >nothing is critical, just skip that.
> >
> >Then, install what ports you want and start running.
> >
> >As for cutting edge, do you mean tracking CURRENT?
> >If so, if you are using it to get in on FreeBSD development, then
> >do that now and daily.    If it is a server for something, then don't 
> >do that.  Just periodically or if some important patch comes put, pull 
> >in the latest security fixes with update.
> >
> >
> >////jerry
> >  
> 
> 
> just to clarify
> 
> I would say, first update FreeBSD src and rebuild. Then update the ports 
> tree
> Re:both this task can be done using csup or cvsup and using the samples 
> provided in /usr/share/examples/cvsup/

Yup.   That is what I use.

> 
> Then, if you must, configure a custom kernel 
> Re:(taking a look on hardware and editing generic for example)

Unless you are running something where absolute maximum performance
is critical, don't bother removing things from the kernel.  Just
limit customizing to adding those things you need that are not
in by default - some drivers, maybe.

> 
> As for cutting edge, do you mean tracking CURRENT? 
> Re:yes, but i dont want get in on FreeBSD dev team, so i guess STABLE is 
> enought.
> 

So, yup.   You seem to have it.

////jerry

> 
> 
> 
> >  
> >>there is some set of rules to be followed post-installation?
> >>since, i do not find any reference mentioning the order that should be 
> >>followed immediately after installation i would like to be informed if 
> >>possible what will be the proper order to facilitate the maintenance of 
> >>the operating system and the installation of new applications without 
> >>conflicts or problems with ports.
> >>thank you.
> >>
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