1. NapoleonWils0n

    Enabling multimedia keys on an Apple keyboard ?

    Im trying to get the multimedia keys (volume, brightness) working on Apple Keyboards on a Macbook Air 2011 and Macbook Pro Retina 2015 The function keys work as function keys but pressing the fn key and then the function keys doesnt trigger the multimedia keys The keyboard layout is correctly...
  2. NapoleonWils0n

    Solved MacBook Pro Retina 2015 adding smc settings to asmc, need a bit of help

    I have Macbook Pro Retina 13-inch, Early 2015 which i installed Freebsd 14 on, however there are no asmc settings in asmc.c and asmcvar.h for this particular model MacBook Pro (Retina, 13-inch, Early 2015) Model Identifier: MacBookPro12,1 Serial: CO2R459BFVH5 Apple specs...
  3. Keve

    Solved FreeBSD on Apple Silicon

    Has anybody here tried FreeBSD 13.0 on an M1 Mac? I wonder how it works. Any experience to share?
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    How to configure FreeBSD PC to Mac using an Ethernet crossover cable to access the Internet?

    I have: a router - with an internal IP address and is connected to the Internet. a Mac - has the IP address of Internet works, of course. a PC with FreeBSD 13 installed. I have connected the FreeBSD PC to the Mac using an Ethernet crossover cable. I have assigned...
  5. puppydog

    Samba functions but unable to use it as a MacOS Time Machine destination

    This has been driving me nuts and I hope someone here can help point me in the right direction. I've freshly installed 13.0-RELEASE on a server. I've installed Samba 4.13.7 and Avahi (packages samba413 and avahi, installed using pkg and not ports). My /usr/local/etc/smb4.conf file is as...
  6. D

    How to spoof your ether MAC on FreeBSD

    This command will allow you to change your current ether MAC on your FreeBSD boxen without bringing down and back up the network interface. In this instance shown using the designated network interface of my machina and spoofed ether MAC as an example: # ifconfig bge0 ether DE:AD:B0:0B:DE:AD...
  7. janprzy

    Solved Samba411 sometimes drops creation date

    I tried to upgrade my file server from samba410 to samba411, but I had to revert back to 4.10 because of a very strange issue: The creation date of some folders is not transferred to the client. This is causing problems because I'm using a Mac to access my shares and Finder greys out the...
  8. NapoleonWils0n

    Other Mounting a nfs share from Mac osx on Freebsd

    You would think sharing files from Mac osx to Freebsd would be easy, just open the Mac osx system preferences sharing section and click the checkbox next to file sharing Unfortunately the sharing protocols are afp or smb. Im not sure if netatalk still works with afp, and mount_smbfs on Freebsd...
  9. 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...
  10. NapoleonWils0n

    Synergy share keyboard and mouse from Freebsd to Mac or any other OS

    Synergy lets you share your keyboard and mouse between multiple computers and works on Windows, macOS, Linux, and Raspberry Pi. A lot of Freebsd users use Macs because of the unix underpinnings, despite the fact the mac ships with a version of bash from 2007 because later version of bash use...
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    Booting FreeBSD 12 on an iMac

    I recently installed FreeBSD 12.0 on two older iMacs. dmidecode info from one of them: BIOS Information Vendor: Apple Inc. Version: IM91.88Z.008D.B08.0904271717 Release Date: 04/27/09 ROM Size: 4096 kB Characteristics: PCI is...
  12. R

    Solved BRIDGE interfaces MAC address range

    Hello all, i have a challenge with the generated mac address on the bridge interface. I am building a host wich serves as base for a number of jails so i am creating a VNET network config, becasue i had to compile the kernel vor VNET support i thought to be wise and created a OVF of the VM...
  13. decuser

    Video Issue Installing FBSD 11.1 on 20" iMac Early 2008 (iMac8,1)

    I am trying to repurpose my old iMac as a FreeBSD 11.1 workstation and I'm getting a whacked out screen when I boot into the installer from EFI USB after selecting, 1. Boot into Multiuser, in bsdinstall. It looks like the horizontal scan is off on each row and as a result the screen is...
  14. vermaden

    Scripted Network Management with

    Hi, As some of You know there is net-mgmt/networkmgr which allows convenient/graphical Wireless and LAN connections switch. What I miss in it is the WWAN connection management, DNS management, optional MAC generation and network shares unmount at disconnect. With my solution you still need to...
  15. Drahos Madar

    getting IP and MAC of all peripherals

    Hey guys I'm new @ BSD and this forum - so sorry if my question is duplicated or somehow not in line with rules of this web (as far as I have investigated none of those apply) I was asked to write a program (python preff) which will return IP and MAC of all peripherals connected to server...