1. L

    bhyve vm-bhyve cannot install Linux - loader.lua no such file

    When trying to install Devuan Linux as a bhyve virtual machine, there's an error: # vm install -f devuan devuan_beowulf_3.1.1_amd64_desktop-live.iso Starting devuan * found guest in /zroot/vm/devuan * booting... Consoles: userboot FreeBSD/amd64 User boot lua, Revision 1.2 ERROR: cannot open...
  2. I

    How to set or make FreeBSD report its OS as "Linux" to fool a (Java) app?

    I'm trying to run a Java app written for Linux on FreeBSD 13. The Java app reports the operating system "FreeBSD" as being not recognized. Is there anyway to set or make FreeBSD output its name as "Linux" to "fool" the Java app?
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    bhyve bhyve and Debian

    I'm trying to install Debian on bhyve. I got stuck with "No common CD-ROM drive was detected" error. Obviously, the installation CD is provided to bhyve via "-s 3,ahci-hd,<debian.iso>" and it managed to boot up. I cannot proceed with the installation as it says "The failing step is: Detect and...
  4. keldonin

    jails files and directories invisible from jail

    Hello, I'm encountering an issue that I can't explain, so looking for SME advice here :) I run a linux (debian) inside a jail. I'm using iocage for jail management. deboostrap was used to deploy the guest system. Everything seems to work well except that many files from /etc directory are not...
  5. F

    Can I compile Linux hardware code with FreeBSD?

    So I have a close-source wi-fi card. It works fine with windows ofc and fine with Linux because Ubuntu's developers develop a hardware support for that driver and its open-source. So Im really enjoying using FreeBSD but not being able to connection internet without ethernet cable or extra wi-fi...
  6. T

    Sharing my thoughts on FreeBSD as a newcomer coming from Linux

    Yo what is cracking FreeBSD community?! This is my first post as a new forum member! I've been a happy Linux user since 2016 and it's been a really great experience. I appreciate the multitude of diverse communities, extensive hardware support, constant security patches, the massive catalog of...
  7. L

    general/other about linux emulation

    I just want to use chrome and discord in my freebsd desktop. but discord prints Trace/BPT trap and chrome prints deca@deca:~/Downloads $ rpm -i google-chrome-stable_current_x86_64.rpm warning: google-chrome-stable_current_x86_64.rpm: Header V4 DSA/SHA1 Signatu re, key ID 7fac5991: NOKEY error...
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    bhyve x86 Linux guest hangs

    I've tried a x86_64 guest Linux on Bhyve and it works. But x86 guest hangs at the virtio-blk message from the Linux kernel during boot. Might anyone know the reason for this? This's my guest bootstrapper: grub-bhyve -m -r cd0 -M 196M -S linuxguest bhyve -AHPDHwS -c 1 -m 196M -l...
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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...
  10. 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?
  11. 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!
  12. 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...
  14. T

    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...
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  19. S

    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));
  20. 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] =...