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Maelstorm

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Which FreeBSD image should I install from? I am moving from 9.3 to 10.2 and I see there is a DVD version and a CD version. So can I assume that the DVD contains everything that is on the CD and more? In other words, is the DVD a superset of the CD?
 

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The Availability section here has a very nice description the contents of the various images and what the purpose of each is.
 

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The DVD contains a bunch of packages that aren't on the CD. But to be honest, I'd recommend just getting the CD or memstick image. The packages on the DVD tend to be old by the time you install them. They're created when the release comes out and are never updated. After you've installed the packages from the DVD you're going to have to upgrade almost all of them, so just skip them and install them afterwards. That way you'll get up to date packages.
 
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That pretty much answers the question. You can close the thread.
 
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