After a successful installation of FreeBSD 14.0-RELEASE on a Dell OptiPlex Micro (MMF) 7010 (GPT+ZFS on NVMe SSD) I felt encouraged to do the "same" on an older Dell Vostro 3470 of mine which was running a fully updated FreeBSD 13.2-RELEASE. The system uses UEFI...
The beginning of the story
I've got a new hardware, Dell OptiPlex Micro Form Factor 7010, on which I was willing to perform a "relatively minimal" :-/ FreeBSD 14.0-RELEASE installation. After having successfully created & tested the "recovery media" following Dell recommendations...
I’m trying to get GPU on dell laptop to work.
pkg install drm-kmod
I also added on rc.conf:
Nothing works after reboot, same heavily pixelated display.
Also “startx” doesn’t work either showing error about screen not found.
I did some prior reading about dell laptops which was not applicable here:
System Manufacturer: Dell Inc.
System Model: Vostro...
Planning to buy server with Dell PERC H355 and not found any info in hw-probe.
Can anyone share their experience of FreeBSD on a Dell PowerEdge T350 or other machine with H355 ?
Front bay 8 drives with hot-swap via PERC H355 raid controller.
H355 is supported by FreeBSD...
I'm trying to install FreeBSD on a Dell Vostro 200 desktop. It is a great machine that I used to daily drive Linux on and as a Windows XP sandbox. However, I'd like to return to using it but with FreeBSD.
The problem I have is that the BIOS startup freezes with the FreeBSD...
Dear FreeBSD Gurus!
Please give You suggestion about tiny station as multi-protocol traffic generator for lab tests:
Lenovo ThinkCentre M29P
Dell OptiPlex 9020
Main GOAL is generating different type of traffic by Seagull from small bunch (10ps) of this tiny servers to applications servers...
My laptop is a dell latitude 7240 with a Haswell cpu.
Mate Desktop is installed.
My goal is to get the “fn” working to change the screen brightness.
I installed https://www.freshports.org/graphics/intel-backlight and I can change the screen brightness by entering ,for.e.g...
I think it is my first consultation in the forum or at least in recent years.
In my company we have low-end IBM and Lenovo servers with freebsd for many years without any problem. We are now evaluating alternatives to buy a new server. We have these two options:
1) SERVER DELL T40 XEON...
on Dell Latitude 7400 the touchpad isn't working. Have tried some ways I found without any success.
All other parts are working as they should. There's no /dev/psm0 only after plug in a usb mouse I can see an usm0 - USB mouse is working fine as it should.
Is it possible to get an ALPS...
I'm running FreeBSD 12.1-p2 on an old Dell XPS M1330 laptop.
The video card is an old nVidia GeForce 8400M GS, and everything use to work fine with driver "nvidia-driver-304-304.137_6".
A few days ago I installed the latest system updates, and now X.org stopped working.
I bought a laptop. I'm going to use this computer to run only FreeBSD. But I don't know if the hardware driver supports it!
If you know this information, you can tell me! Thank you very much!
CPU: AMD Ryzen™ 7 3700U...
we use FreeBSD 12.0 on an "old" DELL 2950 Server (8-Core, 24GB Memory) as our main ZABBIX Monitoring System.
From time to time, last happened yesterday, the system clock goes of by an significant amount of time and ZABBIX starts to alert because it thinks
that it didn't receive values from...
I'm here to ask you for help
This is my setup
Dell R510 server 12 bay model
H200 RAID card flashed to IT mode for HBA, attached to R510 PCIe slot
Samsung 850 EVO 250 GB SSD attached to H200
Boot mode set to 'bios' in R510 bios setup menu
From 2006 to now I've been running FreeBSD 6.1 on a Dell Optiplex GX1. It has a 500MHz CPU with 128MB of RAM and an Intel 82546 chipset dual port gigabit ethernet PCI card. It's been running great but I decided it's time to upgrade FreeBSD. I proceeded to install FreeBSD 11.0-RELEASE...
I'm still fighting getting those Dell 730 and 630 servers to work with FreeBSD.
I'm fighting with problems such as when starting a program like ssh, make or screen I get
Illegal instructions (Core Dumped)
mfid timeouts (controller)
NMI errors (this happens on one server during install)