memory disk

  1. B

    how to run FreeBSD in memory only?

    I would like to be able to maintain different remote installation of freebsd instances that are not under my control. For that Ideallly, I would like to run FreeBSD from memory and only keep data on the disk encrypted. Is there any good solutio to build and start a freebsd system using ipxe...
  2. Dogers

    Solved Crontab - Create ramdisk at launch fails.

    Greetings everyone. I want to create a memory disk for testing purpose automatically every-time I launch my FreeBSD workstation. Everything I have tried has failed. But it comes probably from me since I am a totally beginner at using cron. Here is what I have done until here : -Created a...
  3. yayj

    Solved Where's /dev/md*

    I remember that I can access /dev/md* under FreeBSD 11 according to Handbook 17.9 Memory Disks. But it seems that md devices disappear. ➜ ~ uname -a FreeBSD 12.0-RELEASE FreeBSD 12.0-RELEASE r341666 GENERIC amd64 ➜ ~ mdconfig -f foo.iso md0 ➜ ~ mdconfig -a -t swap -s 5m md1 ➜ ~ mdconfig...
  4. Rastko

    Solved poudriere on ZFS: write failed, filesystem full

    Hi, I am a newbie to ZFS, but I've installed it on my laptop in order to learn about it (hey, it's a free country). I am totatlly confused about what are the recommended poudriere.conf settings to use? For example, there is the memory setting to use instead of TMPFS, but I configure TMPFS to...
  5. Rhadamanthys

    Solved Mount memory disk on boot

    I've searched google and this forum but still no sucess. I've created a file-backed filesystem (memory disk). what I want is to automatically mount the md device at boot. What would be the correct entries in the rc.conf and fstab. Thank you for your inputs.