Notes for installing MacOSX from scratch

boot install DVD by holding c key at boot
partition and format internal hard disk
then do a normal Mac OS X install
install bundled software from original Mac CD

run software update
install xcode tools (from DVD) 
set the Computer Name foo in System Preferences : Sharing 
Also set HOSTNAME=foo in /etc/hostconfig 

Change your shell to zsh

] chsh -s zsh 
] sudo zsh

Install the MacPorts packages

# port selfupdate
# port install mtr
# port install nmap
# port install wget
# port install smartmontools
# port upgrade installed

Terminal Preferences:

[X] Use option as meta key
[X] Delete sends Ctrl-H