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  1. installDesktop script (pkg, x, de, basic applications)

    Hello everyone, I am new to BSD, and - like I imagine many people do - struggled through my first X desktop setup. To make things faster for me when I have to set up other machines, as well as make the process a bit easier for other newcomers, I have written a little script...
  2. Problems with installing tor

    Hello everyone, I'm a noobie to BSD systems and got some problems with installing tor and virtualbox-ose from ports. My system is 11.1-RELEASE. cd /usr/ports/security/tor (or simular with virtualbox) make install clean ... configure: error: perl 5.8 required ===> Script "configure" failed...
  3. islamux

    Solved install FreeBSD 11 in my hd stops in 99%

    hi I'm new in using FreeBSD 11 but really I want to make it my primary system with arch. I read a lot in FreeBSD forum and handbook, I'm glade to do that. I begin with installed it in VirtualBox and take a time until i realize I'm ready to do it in my hard like a primary partition with other...
  4. daBee

    10.3 or 11.0?

    I've been setting up a server that's been kicking my arse. It's 11.0_RELEASE-p1 and it's thrown a bunch of issues at me that I'm not happy with. nginx and Passenger still aren't working in tandem, and I'm getting nginx.pid permissions issues, even after I've chmod 755 the file. So I'm going...
  5. Installer is not recognizing host drives.

    I have a server that I am trying to install FreeBSD on using the FreeBSD-11.0-RELEASE-amd64-memstick image (the server does not have a CD drive). All the hard drives (only a couple of SSDs for now) are on a backplane attached to two Adaptec 5405z adapters. The drives are initialized and set up...
  6. Install fails because of AHCI?

    I have a Veriton M421G and i'm currently trying to install FreeBSD on it. I tried both 10.3 and 11.0, but both have failed to install, but 10.3 at least gave me a shell. The following error repeats time after time: http://oscomp.hu/depot/freebsd_installer_error.jpg I tried to set SATA mode in...
  7. daBee

    NEO2 Installation Failure

    Hi folks. Bought a NEO2 and tried a suggested version to install. Scanned the LAN and the box didn't show up. There is no video port on this guy, and/or I didn't purchase anything so I could hook up a monitor to it. Flashed Ubuntu onto the same card, into the same NEO2 and it works fine...
  8. daBee

    FreeBSD Automated Installation/Kernel Module Generation

    Hi folks. Well, having messed with PCs and Raspberry PI 2, considering a Pi Zero, and other potential OS installations, I'd like to inquire about automated Kernel module generations. Essentially, how I can build an environment where an installer can be run (assuming FreeBSD) to install from a...
  9. Solved Can't boot on my usb stick

    Hello, I wanted to try out FreeBSD so I downloaded FreeBSD-11.0-RELEASE-i386-mini-memstick.img and wrote it on my 16 GB USB key using 'Win32DiskImager' , all went smooth the img wasn't corrupted. I then tried to boot on my usb stick but the following message appeared gptboot: primary GPT table...
  10. Installing FreeBSD 11 on PowerMac G5 (beside Debian)

    I have a G5 Power Mac with Linux and i would like to install FreeBSD on it. However, whenever i try to install it, it completely destroys the partition tables on ALL disks and rendering Linux to unbootable. (FreeBSD also cannot boot.) I've read in the manual, that on PPC sysinstall cannot...
  11. Solved cmake-3.7.1 install fails - Shared object "libcrypto.so.8" not found

    I'm trying to update devel/cmake on FreeBSD 10.3-RELEASE-p7 and am running into a problem at the "install" phase. The build phase appears to complete successfully, but the process aborts with the following output: [100%] Built target documentation ===> Staging for cmake-3.7.1 ===>...
  12. FreeBSD 11 installation error

    I am trying to install FreeBSD 11 from USB using memstick.img file but during installation process I'm getting error about it can't find usb device and mountroot > is appearing. What should I do ?
  13. UltrasonicMadness

    Booting install USB shows jumbled graphics.

    Hello FreeBSD community I am having problems booting from USB after writing the FreeBSD 11.0 image to a USB drive, although I have had the same issue when trying the UEFI-memstick image of FreeBSD 10.3. I used the command from the install guide with the filename changed to reflect the new...
  14. New install (12-CURRENT) without compiler

    Dear all, I am aware CURRENT is not dealt with on this forums but thought it worth asking anyway. I am new, so please don't hate me if this has been answered somewhere. I just did a new build of 12-CURRENT (drm-next-4.7) into an empty dataset and am pleased as it boots and works really well...
  15. Suggestion for ports on FreeBSD

    Hey guys, Today I was showing to my teacher at university how to setup and apache server on FreeBSD, or at least was trying... Because some problems updating my personal server at home on end week I choose use mysql instead mariadb (this one I know the installer is bugged and already reported...
  16. fishlegs

    spdylay port make install fails (10.3+sparc64)

    Hi folks, hoping someone can help with this. I'm an old hat with *nix, but new to fFreeBSD. I can't get www/spdylay to build. None of the output from make config throws anything unusual, but make install fails: make install ...snip... libtool: link: g++48 -O2 -pipe...
  17. Kubitz

    eMMC booting (installing to and booting FreeBSD from eMMC)

    Hello everyone, I recently purchased an Acer Aspire One "cloudbook" that has a 64gb Hynix eMMC part as it's internal disk. My goal is to make this a lightweight FreeBSD-only machine for travel and daily mobile computing. When trying an install of 10.1-RELEASE the eMMC device was not found and...
  18. Solved Can't install new packages

    When I run pkg install en-freebsd-doc or try to install any other package I get this: The package management tool is not yet installed on your system. Do you want to fetch and install it now? [y/N]: y Bootstraping pkg from pkg+http://pkg.FreeBSD.org/FreeBSD:10:amd64/quarterly. please wait...
  19. daBee

    10.2 Install Issues

    Hi folks. I can't seem to get the installer to start from an external DVD. I get the FreeBSD boot menu, then this. Also, I have 2 SSDs in the box I'd like to RAID for mirroring. Is that doable? Any advice appreciated. Cheers
  20. ZFS: i/o error - all block copies unavailable

    Followed this tutorial on my machine with four disk. shows following error File /boot/loader not found