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...
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...
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
I've just installed sysutils/ezjail, built my first jail, and can telnet out of it - so the network appears to work.
However, I can't install ports - they fail to download via FTP - and FTP connections don't work:
# ftp ftp://ftp.freebsd.org/
Trying 184.108.40.206:21 ...
ftp: Can't connect...
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)
I'm experimenting with jails and I can see two ways of installing packages (using the pkg command).
For example, to install vim:
either log into the jail and run
# pkg install vim
or, from the host
# pkg -j myjail install vim
I can see the benefit of the first way (from inside the...
I've burned the i386 ISO of 10.2 to a USB stick, and I'm attempting to install it on a Dell Vostro 200. When I plug the USB stick into the computer and attempt to boot, the computer simply freezes on the pre-boot screen where it shows the Dell logo and prompts F2 for setup and F12 for Boot Menu...