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    vmware Can't move cursor

    I installed FreeBSD 13.1 on VMware ESXi 6.7. Then I installed Xfce. The problem is that I can't move the cursor. The mouse buttons and mouse wheel are working.
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    FreeBSD 13 on Vmware Esxi 6.5, cant install.

    Hello, anyone knows Freebsd 13 is working on vmware esxi 6.5? I have problem when installing, at partitioning i check Auto UFS (as always bsd 11, bsd 12) then GPT GUID Partition table and then: When i use ZFS then something is installing but after reboot says there is no system 😥 Vmware...
  3. Avery Freeman

    Other ctl HA vs HAST for vSphere SAN - are both necessary?

    Hi, I'm looking at setting up a storage area network for ESXi/vSphere, and I've been looking at all my options. One thing I came across recently while looking at HAST was that ctl itself has its own HA functionality. From ctl: +o Support for multiple ports, initiators, targets and...
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    ZFS ZFS, UNMAP and VMware ESXi troubles

    Hello. I'm seeing quite a lot of UNMAP failed messages on our FreeBSD servers ever since we migrated from VMFS5 to VMFS6 datastores on our vSphere cluster. Happens on both thin and thick provisioned disks. There have been instances where servers just stopped responding after a couple of failed...
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    Can't bootstrapping pkg

    So, I have virtual machine with FreeBSD 12.1 RELEASE-p10 on ESXi 7. When I try to install pkg I get this: root@srv-freebsd:/home/user # pkg The package management tool is not yet installed on your system. Do you want to fetch and install it now? [y/N]: y...
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    ZFS Zvol for Esxi

    Hi All, I have a pool as Raid10 with 10 TB capacity, I want present a zvol for Esxi as Datastore, what is your opinion about: 1. I create a zvol with 10TB or 2. I create two or many zvol with different capacity and present them to Esxi? very thanks for your helps,
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    VMWare ESXi 6.7 USB Passthrough to HDD not working

    Hello, I've been trying to get a USB drive passed through to a FreeBSD 11.2 VM, but it doesn't work. The kernel logs show a USB SHORT_XFER error that it ignores the device. The same pass-through configuration works fine on a Debian VM and a Windows 10 VM. I found a post that someone inserted a...
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    where to find config/install tips for virtual machine image for freebsd 12.0-release on esxi host (vmware)

    I thought I'd try a shortcut, rather than build from scratch, so I downloaded, unpacked and made some guesses at (virtual) hardware for the image from for vmware. Booted up, logged in, network is working, but I'm wondering if there is a guide of any kind...
  9. Avery Freeman

    ZFS Modifying/re-building FreeBSD kernel for ESXi NFS datastore

    Hi, so I followed the directions on another site to edit `/usr/src/sys/fs/nfsserver/nfs_nfsdport.c` and then perform `make kernelbuild` and `make kernelinstall` - rebooted (of course). Don't appear to have any difference in transfer speeds with NFS datastore in ESXi (sync set to standard)...
  10. Dmitry D

    FreeBSD 10.3 vm with ESXi 5.5 host - internal vmxnet3 or VmwareTools vmx3f0 adapter?

    Hello! Which implementation of vmxnet3 adapter is better to use on FreeBSD 10.3 VM on ESXi 5.5 host? Internal FreeBSD vmx driver or vmx3f0 adapter from vmware-tools? Thank you. Best Regards, Dmitry.