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Absolute OpenBSD, 2nd Edition by Michael W. Lucas

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If this machine is going to be on the Internet, you must know its network configuration before starting. If your network has DHCP, you’re all set. If not, you need a valid IP address, netmask, default gateway, and name server IP addresses.

Decide in advance if this machine will run the X Window System. Generally, desktops run X and servers do not.

At this point, you have all the background you need to install OpenBSD on i386 or amd64 hardware. Break out your equipment, and let’s get started.

[5] Yes, that’s megabytes—you know, the unit below gigabytes. Yes, megabytes can apply to disks.

[6] I’m assured by OpenBSD developers that any fdisk should suffice for any operating system. Having been repeatedly savaged by buggy fdisk ...

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