Just getting FreeBSD running on your computer isn't enough, no matter how satisfying it might be the first time. It's important that your install be successful.Successful means that your system must be configured appropriately for its purpose. A web server, an email server, a desktop system, or a database server all have different operational requirements, and meeting those requirements can be greatly eased by planning before you ever boot the hardware. Proper planning makes installing Free BSD much less painful. On the downside, you'll get much less experience in reinstalling FreeBSD, because you'll only have to ...

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