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    ZFS ZFS root from sysinstall ... why so many filesystems ?

    I just created a new system from sysinstall (used the 12.0-RELEASE ISO) and chose to use the nice, menu driven ZFS boot config that is now in sysinstall. Everything went fine and I am booted up, etc. however I am really surprised to see all of the individual filesystems that were created for me...
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    how to do a freebsd or a linux distro with an integrated web server

    I don't know if it's in the right category, but I can't find any material explaining how I can make my own linux or freebsd distro that comes with an integrated web server and an html page by default within var / www
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    Booting Raspberry Pi 3 from USB

    Can I boot FreeBSD from a USB device on a RPi3 (I presume it wouldn't work on an RPi2...)? Is it just a matter of copying the contents of the SD card to USB? If so can I just pop the card into a USB adapter?
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    how to understand which 802.11 standard in any kernel code

    Hi folks/geeks, I have some freeBSD based kernel code, - I want to know from the code , which 802.11 wireless standard is being used.(a/b/g/n etc ). - If it is not 802.11r/k, I want to enhance existing standard to 802.11 r/k . For this can somebody point me to freeBSD git Change-ID patch...
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    FreeBSD XFCE No Screens Found

    Greetings, I have been recently wanting to get into FreeBSD I installed all of the steps for XFCE in a VirtualBox machine But surprisingly when I do "startx", It gives me a message with "no screens found"
  6. RedPhoenix

    ZFS How Do I Use ZFS On My Server?

    So I'm reading about ZFS on the FreeBSD ZFS quick-start guide, and I'm stuck at this part: when I attempt to use a device (/dev/da0), it throws an error and the device dissapears until I reboot. :\ Specifically, this: zpool create example/ dev/da0, and throws the error: cannot open '/dev/da0'...
  7. laundryboy

    Automating Transmission(Torrent) to use VPN while everything else uses standard connection.

    I've wanted to write up a tutorial on how to script the set up for getting Transmission to use a VPN connection, including inbound connections but havent had much time until now. I've read many articles using jails(I dont use jails), other distros and all of that helped me get it working on my...
  8. NapoleonWils0n

    Other Mounting a nfs share from Mac osx on Freebsd

    You would think sharing files from Mac osx to Freebsd would be easy, just open the Mac osx system preferences sharing section and click the checkbox next to file sharing Unfortunately the sharing protocols are afp or smb. Im not sure if netatalk still works with afp, and mount_smbfs on Freebsd...
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    Other NFS NTFS file server

    HI, I am looking to create a FreeBSD file server. There would be a second physical disk setup (NTFS) that would mount via NFS. There would be no operating system information on the disk, just a shared disk for the office to store files on, from office documents, cad files, pictures, and...
  10. NapoleonWils0n

    zfs on Freebsd, Linux and Mac any tips

    My Synology ds112j nas which i used to share files between Freebsd, Linux and Mac osx just died on me I have a 2 terabyte backup of the nas on an external drive which is formatted as Linux ext4 which is the filesystem used by the synology nas So i need to copy the backup to an external usb...
  11. angelvg

    ZFS Single Disk with ZFS best practices...

    I want to use a disk with ZFS and I want to use the best practices... Both for an SSD and for an HDD The process: Delete the disk # gpart destroy -F da0 # dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/da0 bs=1m count=128 Prepare the disk # gpart create -s GPT da0 # gpart add -t freebsd-zfs -l storage -a 1M da0...
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    Laptop Thinkpad X1 Extreme (Levono)

    Hello community, as I’ve asked to my friend Trev (but I solicit him very much): here’s my problematic: I was thinking about laptop and I’ve seen a lot of threads/discussions told that a laptop (the Thinkpad X1 carbon 6th generation from Levono ) is just the perfect desktop to use FreeBSD « out...
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    [SLIM + MATE with UEFI] SLIM starts but nothing on screen ?

    Greetings everyone, I'm a GNU/Linux user (Fedora), and I just wanted to give FreeBSD a try with a Virtual MAchine (VBox). First I tried to install FreeBSD with BIOS mode and slim and MATE desktop according to this guide : https://www.linuxhelp.com/how-to-install-mate-desktop-in-freebsd...
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    How to Use the FreeBSD Dashboard

    Hello all, I would like to contribute to dev projects through the FreeBSD dashboard (https://reviews.freebsd.org/). I'm wondering if someone can help me get started? Thank you!
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    I have error freebsd to login

    hello y try to login in my freebsd but when i put Login : as "root"and the passwd it says " Login incorrect" i try to change passwd by "single user" but after using /sbin/mount -u / and then "passwd" its says me #passwd : who are you? when i use " Whoami" its say i also try to use fsck -y and...
  16. NapoleonWils0n

    Synergy share keyboard and mouse from Freebsd to Mac or any other OS

    Synergy lets you share your keyboard and mouse between multiple computers and works on Windows, macOS, Linux, and Raspberry Pi. A lot of Freebsd users use Macs because of the unix underpinnings, despite the fact the mac ships with a version of bash from 2007 because later version of bash use...
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    I want a Network Manager, VPN Client in Freebsd.

    Hello, I have a FreeBSD 12 PC with Gnome Desktop. Currently i am connected using LAN. I am decide to connect to a VPN. (Kerio, Cisco Connect, L2PP, PP2P) $ ifconfig re0: flags=8843<UP,BROADCAST,RUNNING,SIMPLEX,MULTICAST> metric 0 mtu 1500...
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    when i restart syslog the syslog.conf return to default configuration

    Hi , I'm new to FreeBSD and I'm trying to make the server to send all the system logs to a remote server and I'm failing because every time I modify the /etc/syslog.conf file and once I restart syslog service /etc/rc.d/syslogd restart the /etc/syslog.conf file return to default configuration...
  19. EoflaOE

    Non-system disk on non-UEFI systems when booting from USB

    I would like to try FreeBSD after I tried out Linux. I have tested FreeBSD earlier on VirtualBox, and it succeeded. I have created my FreeBSD USB using dd as my first attempt on Kali Linux, following the tutorial. I have used FreeBSD-13.0-CURRENT 2019/2/28 memstick.img as my release for testing...
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    ZFS FreeBSD installation onto zfs root (mirror) using sysinstall ...

    I am going to install my new system with a zpool mirror volume as the root. The instructions for this process are quite clear and I see how to follow them: https://wiki.freebsd.org/RootOnZFS/GPTZFSBoot/Mirror ... all the way through using install.sh to: for dir in base catpages dict doc...
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