1. Kalero

    sysctl compat.linux.osrelease

    Hi! According to the FreeBSD handbook, before installing the emulators/linux_base-c6 port/package in order to enable Linux compatibility, you should do sysctl compat.linux.osrelease=2.6.18 but, if I am right, the latest emulators/linux_base-c6 port/package is based on a newer Linux kernel...
  2. C

    Linux Emulation - usbfs (usbdevfs)

    Hi, I've been playing with the Linuxulator in an attempt to be able to do FPGA programming entirely in FreeBSD. I have the Altera Quartus software (which is unfortunately only provided as a Linux binary) running fine now after much work, mainly in installing libraries manually before I realised...
  3. Isaac Monteiro

    USB I/O very slow

    Hi, I downloaded an 2,7 GB ISO image and copied to a pen drive formatted as ext2. The copying progress started with a write speed of 3 MB/s and went slower and slower and ended with a write speed of 627 KB/s. The copy process took me 47 minutes and I decided to test the write speed of Debian...
  4. Kalero

    Solved Difference between /boot/loader.conf and /etc/rc.conf

    Hi! Maybe this is a stupid thread, but I think all stupid questions in this forum may help some people looking at Google :rolleyes: The question is: what is the difference between /boot/loader.conf and /etc/rc.conf?, that is, for example, to have linux_load="YES" in /boot/loader.conf or to have...
  5. M

    How to transfer data between Linux and FreeBSD?

    Hello. Probably the title is a bit confusing so let me explain: At the moment I am a Linux user (unsupported Fedora version) but will migrate to FreeBSD in the near future, so I would like to backup my data in an external hard drive to use it in the future system. However, being a non-technical...
  6. D

    Solved USB device inside a linux jail (devfs)

    Hi! I'm having troubles trying to communicate to an USB device (usb2serial cable attached to a VantagePro2). It seems I'm not understanding how devfs works. This is the ruleset I created for the jail: [devfsrules_jail_allow_usb=10] add include $devfsrules_hide_all add include...
  7. l33tname

    ZFS Backup strategy

    I'm in the middle of reorganizing my servers and network structure. So I thought it's a good opportunity to rethink my backup strategy. At the moment I just send incremental ZFS snapshots to an other box. (Which worked fine) Now I have an additional storage server and I'm thinking about to use...
  8. V

    Working with RPM with Linux Binary Compatibility

    Anyone have experience using RPM with Linux Binary Compatibility? How easy is to use it? You just install and it works or it needs additional tweaking or something else? Is it possible to install RPM of LibreOffice (version 5) and Skype with Linux Binary Compatibility?