Skip site navigation (1)Skip section navigation (2)
Date:      Fri, 5 Aug 2011 07:24:45 -0400 (EDT)
From:      Daniel Feenberg <feenberg@nber.org>
To:        Alvaro Castillo <gobledb@gmail.com>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: will have 4th FreeBSD Edition handbook?
Message-ID:  <Pine.GSO.4.64.1108050720410.16063@nber6>
In-Reply-To: <CADTnMhrKPe3vOY3wTfNH_33G6A29bo-QM1VSr16-dvc+D7WfNQ@mail.gmail.com>
References:  <CADTnMhrKPe3vOY3wTfNH_33G6A29bo-QM1VSr16-dvc+D7WfNQ@mail.gmail.com>

Next in thread | Previous in thread | Raw E-Mail | Index | Archive | Help


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:

   http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1593271514/

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



Want to link to this message? Use this URL: <http://docs.FreeBSD.org/cgi/mid.cgi?Pine.GSO.4.64.1108050720410.16063>