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Date:      Fri, 5 Aug 2011 07:24:45 -0400 (EDT)
From:      Daniel Feenberg <>
To:        Alvaro Castillo <>
Subject:   Re: will have 4th FreeBSD Edition handbook?
Message-ID:  <Pine.GSO.4.64.1108050720410.16063@nber6>
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On Fri, 5 Aug 2011, Alvaro Castillo wrote:

> Hello world!
> Yes, The 3rd Edition of FreeBSD's Handbook is more old than Noe's Ark
> (is for FreeBSD 4.x and 5.x versions).
> The Handbook today has got a lot of changes (I presume with FreeBSD
> 9.0-RELEASE more yet). I'm interesting buy this handbook, but is so
> old....

You might be better off purchasing "Absolute FreeBSD" which has a more 
recent 2nd edition:

and which covers much the same territory. It has a good discussion of 
diskless booting, a portion of the handbook which is hopelessly obsolete.

Daniel Feenberg

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