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    bhyve Bhyve: Linux kernel 4.19 doesn't boot, but 4.14 does

    Hello, I am trying to run Debian Linux under bhyve. Results: 1) Debian 9 with kernel 4.9 boots 2) self-compiled vanilla 4.14 from boots 3) Debian 10 with kernel 4.19 does not boot 4) self compiled vanilla 4.19 from does not boot 5) another Debian kernel v. 5.6 does not...
  2. Spity

    Help to Install Linux/ubuntu on compat

    many times I have tried to install linux in /compat and it always fails. I have followed several tutorials on the web. The question is does anyone have a guide that really works or a script that does the job?
  3. K

    ZFS Dual boot ubuntu with freebsd

    Hi, I recently installed FreeBSD in my computer from the scratch, the whole was formatted from the installer with no stripes and no redundancy. Is there a way to create a partition, lets say 40-50 gigs, and install linux there as well? Thanks in advance!
  4. sobrito

    general/other How to emulate FreeBSD on Linux or Windows via Docker?

    Thinking of the environment of continuous integration and continuous delivery and services that already run scripts to automatically deploy, such as Travis, CircleCI and GitHub Workflows for example, it allows you to use a docker image made from a container, to perform actions on the container ...
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    What is the new jail(8) feature "allow running Linux® in a jailed environment" (in 12.2)?

    In the latest FreeBSD 12.2 release, there is a feature "The jail(8) utility has been updated to allow running Linux® in a jailed environment.". Diving further, the doc for jail(8) has these entries: What does this mean? Does this mean we can boot an entire Linux OS (not just some Linux...
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    Solved Linux program gives "kernel too old" message

    I'm trying to run a linux program here, but gets this tingo@kg-core2$ ~/progs/fpga-toolchain/bin/yosys FATAL: kernel too old Abort trap (core dumped) If I run file on the executable, I get /home/tingo/progs/fpga-toolchain/bin/yosys: ELF 64-bit LSB executable, x86-64, version 1 (GNU/Linux)...
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    UFS Installing a new operating system using DD

    Hello, I've tried using FreeBSD but due to a lot of unsupported software and a few strange interactions with my CPU I simply wish to install another operating system. On Linux this would be easy, just use 'dd if=myiso.iso of=/dev/sdb (my ssd partition)'. However, when I tried to do this on...
  8. christhegeek

    Considering start using FreeBSD

    I'm a linux user since 1999 , I have tried FreeBSD for some time I made a bunch of successful installations, I'm a "free software" enthusiast and even fanatic I can say and FreeBSD seems to be the right choice. I'm using kdenlive on linux but it is very very unstable with many crashes without...
  9. NapoleonWils0n

    mount linux ext4 drives on Freebsd

    You can mount linux ext4 drives on Freebsd using fusefs-ext2 package Install fusefs-ext2 # pkg install fusefs-ext2 Enable the fuse kernel module To enable loading FUSE kernel module at boot add fuse_load=YES line to the /boot/loader.conf file Edit /boot/loader.conf # vi /boot/loader.conf...
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    Help with multiple NAT Networks

    Hello, I have 2 linux ubuntu Virtual Machines and 1 FreeBSD vitrual machine. I have NATnetwork ( and NATnetwork1( these are assigned to each of the ubuntu VMs Adapters. They are both connected to the internet and working because i was able to ping a website, however the...
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    SO_BINDTODEVICE undeclared on freebsd 12

    Hi all, What can I use instead of SO_BINDTODEVICE? I'm on FreeBSD 12.1. The linux code is: ret = setsockopt(r->sock_rx, SOL_SOCKET, SO_BINDTODEVICE, r->vr->ifp->name, strlen(r->vr->ifp->name));
  12. myshkin

    How can I open GOG (Linux) games?

    I try to open GOG (Linux) games via FreeBSD but I always get this error: Found path: /home/ezio/Documents/GOGGames/Oxenfree/game/Oxenfree.x86_64 Mono path[0] = '/home/ezio/Documents/GOGGames/Oxenfree/game/Oxenfree_Data/Managed' Mono path[1] =...
  13. RedPhoenix

    So I Found This Website Where It Says That FreeBSD Is Based On The Linux Kernel... fsck? :( And in particular, here is the part of the Page where I got confused. The pic is attached below. Why, God, why...? :'‑( The whole page is not entirely inaccurate, but spreading wrong information is bad for those looking for a solid understanding of such...
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    Hello to everybody on this forum I am a newbee in FreeBSD, I am using actively OpenSUSE and Windows every day, I have tried back in time PC-BSD. I would like to learn more about FreeBSD, but I would like a multi-boot on existing machine with OpenSUSE and Windows. Do you have some pointers for...
  15. 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...
  16. aragats

    Solved certain mono functions don't work?

    Are there mono users here? I noticed that some functions do not work properly unless I'm missing something. For example, Process.WorkingSet64 is supposed to return the amount of physical memory allocated for a process, however, it returns 0 in FreeBSD and the actual memory in Linux (the same...
  17. Discipulus

    Java App with Linux Compiled Library Dependency

    On FreeBSD 12.0-RELEASE-p3, is it possible to run a JVM application that has a dependency on a library (.so file) that was compiled for linux? I've developed a JVM application, for JRE 8, that has a dependency on a closed-source third-party library that was compiled for linux. I have been...
  18. M

    setting up freebsd server and linux client

    Hello I'm very new to FreeBSD and I need you guys to help me out with something. (my English is not so good, sorry for mistakes) Our teacher asked us to set up a server on FreeBSD and have Linux as a client to share files and manage the client. I've just downloaded and installed FreeBSD and...
  19. Nicola Mingotti

    Some perplexities on Linux binary compatibility

    Hi guys, Yesterday I set up the Linux compatibility mode to try to run Android Studio and I found a few things which I do not understand. Note. I am running FreeBSD 11.2 -] brandelf returns wrong values $> brandelf /bin/cat File '/bin/cat' is of brand 'FreeBSD' (9). # OK $> brandelf...
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    NEVER let Freebsd become like Ubuntu

    Ubuntu Linux is often touted as “Linux for human beings”. This is really interesting. The other day on an Ubuntu 18.04 machine we were struggling to setup some very basic networking configurations. Something as simple as setting a static ip on a machine turned into a science project. A few...