freebsd

  1. 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'...
  2. L

    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...
  3. 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...
  4. U

    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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. K

    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...
  8. V

    [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...
  9. P

    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!
  10. T

    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...
  11. 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...
  12. W

    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...
  13. E

    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...
  14. 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...
  15. A

    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...
  16. Vovas

    Transmission. Slow upload speed.

    Hi all! The problem is slow upload speed with transmission. Neither FreeBSD, no soft does not cut the speed. # uname -srm FreeBSD 11.2-RELEASE-p7 amd64 Transmission version % transmission-daemon -V transmission-daemon 2.94 (0) Transmission config root@beast:/usr/local/etc/transmission # cat...
  17. RedPhoenix

    What Do YOU Use FreeBSD For, and Do You Use UFS or ZFS? :)

    I use it for development, you know, Programming 'n stuff... :) I also use it for ZFS, since I keep backups of my friends' and family members' data. :) I also use it for other things, like when I use Linux, but want more of a UN*X-y feel. It also speaks to how good of an OS it is when I...
  18. focaccio

    Unix and Linux - Network Subsystems

    Hi All, I'm a network engineer looking to better understand the network subsystem of FreeBSD (unix systems) and in particular how it differs from the linux kernel network subsystem. Any good links or books? I believe iproute2 (this is a package, not a subsystem, right?) is used by linux, so...
  19. GregTheHun

    FreeBSD 12, Intel i5 Graphics not working

    Hello all, I have just recently upgraded from 11.2 to 12.0 and my graphics settings are now borked. Previously I had the terminal resolution set to 1280x720 with this code in /boot/loader.conf It was using this: i915kms_load="YES" kern.vt.fb.default_mode="1280x720" if I load it in manually...
  20. G

    FreeBSD printing logmsg in cycle

    my mistake probably overload system. I configured syslog client (maybe server too). After boot on console in cycle printing "logmsg: pri 2, flags 17, from Device". How I must solve this problem? Thank so much
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