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  1. #21

    Re: Freebsd 5.3 system requirements


    Quote Originally Posted by Richard_The_Lionhearted
    Can someone tell me what the minimum and recommended system requirements are for Freebsd 5.3?
    This is a very useful page.

    http://www.freebsd.org/releases/5.3R/hardware-i386.html

    The system minimums are something very nominal, but you want to have hardware that the system supports, as some of the oddballs or corporate leftovers are a pain to get working.

    All IMHO.

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    Re: Freebsd 5.3 system requirements

    Quote Originally Posted by needmoresleep
    Quote Originally Posted by Richard_The_Lionhearted
    Can someone tell me what the minimum and recommended system requirements are for Freebsd 5.3?
    This is a very useful page.

    http://www.freebsd.org/releases/5.3R/hardware-i386.html

    The system minimums are something very nominal, but you want to have hardware that the system supports, as some of the oddballs or corporate leftovers are a pain to get working.

    All IMHO.

    Thanks. I already seen it though but it reminded me to check out my ethernet card which is compatible. I really just want to know what the hdd and ram requirements are.

  3. #23

    Re: Freebsd 5.3 system requirements

    Quote Originally Posted by Richard_The_Lionhearted
    I already seen it though but it reminded me to check out my ethernet card which is compatible.
    I've learned the hard way to do this. (There are other hard lessons about not eating peanut butter after broccoli, etc. but that's for another forum.)

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    There are other hard lessons about not eating peanut butter after broccoli
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  6. #25
    Well when I had freebsd running, it was a disaster to be honest...

    1. No Sound, Whatsoever
    2. Screwed Up Fonts In KDE, which I prefer using in BSD, because theres tons more support for it.

    I would have kept using it in gnome but the sound did it for me.
    Ma homeboy is Jesus himself.

  7. #26
    At some point, they're going to spin off BSD into a "Desktop" version which entirely uses KLDs for hardware.... that'll make such things easier. What kind of soundcard, or was it on the motherboard?

  8. #27
    Well thats good to hear, it's a motherboard intergrated device, piece of **** but suits it's purpose, it works on every main linux distro ive tried, not unix yet though.
    Ma homeboy is Jesus himself.

  9. #28
    Quote Originally Posted by needmoresleep
    At some point, they're going to spin off BSD into a "Desktop" version which entirely uses KLDs for hardware.... that'll make such things easier. What kind of soundcard, or was it on the motherboard?
    what makes you say that?
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  10. #29
    Quote Originally Posted by CoffeeMonster
    Well when I had freebsd running, it was a disaster to be honest...

    1. No Sound, Whatsoever
    2. Screwed Up Fonts In KDE, which I prefer using in BSD, because theres tons more support for it.

    I would have kept using it in gnome but the sound did it for me.
    There's a pretty good chance running this as root would solve the problem:
    Code:
    kldload snd_driver
    And I don't know what you mean by "screwed up"

  11. #30
    Holy ****, well sorrryy, umm they arent smooth or anything, really nasty looking.
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