Michael Lucas is a columnist for the O'Reilly Network and a contributor to Sys Admin Magazine. He has been a pet wrangler, a librarian, a security consultant, and now works as a network engineer, and systems administrator.
A lot of effort went into compiling this book, and it shows. Virtually all aspects of FreeBSD administration are touched on. It is well written and concise (no fluff). Read morePublished on April 1 2004 by Matthew C. Hersant
My work requires me to read alot of technical books. I am so full of praise of this book that I am actually at a loss of words right at this moment. Read morePublished on Jan. 21 2004 by Edward Lim
This book is great. I've been using FreeBSD for 4 years and it helped me brush up on some stuff i had forgot. Teaches you about system crashes and how to check core dumps. Read morePublished on July 31 2003 by Thomas Scott
Out of the BSD books I've purchased .... while most are aimed at first timers .... this one jumps straight into the Kernel && buildworld -- and that's the best way / approach for... Read morePublished on July 16 2003 by "mass_nerder"
I bought this book because I was having so much trouble understanding the online documentation. I had tried unsuccessfully to install and setup FreeBSD for my webserver. Read morePublished on May 4 2003 by WolfRyder
This is the sort of book I've been waiting for, since reading Annelise Anderson's "FreeBSD" almost one year ago. Read morePublished on Feb. 9 2003 by Richard Bejtlich
Great Job! What a great tool. It helped me to make sense of my needs and issues--I even decided to change my OS.Published on Feb. 5 2003
This book is by far the most useful and helpful book I've read for setting up a *NIX server (and as my husband and I have set up several dozen Linux boxes, a couple of SGIs, and an... Read morePublished on Feb. 5 2003 by Amazon Customer