I'm running FreeBSD 11,2-RELEASE-p3, kde5-18.104.22.168.08.1 and sddm-0.17.0_2
In System Settings -> Workspace -> Startup and Shutdown -> Desktop session I have 'Offer shutdown options' checked so I normally see the Reboot and Shutdown options in the Leave tab of the launcher. But they sometimes...
This, from a different discussion, reminded me that I wanted to ask a question ages ago, but never got around to asking.
A long time ago I did a basic UNIX course, on System V I think it was, and the instructor said "do a sync before you shutdown, this will ensure disk cache is written out"...
Recently my localhost, a ZFS two disk mirror with geli, has been failing to sync vnodes before shutting down. Instead of getting the countdown to zero as you would with UFS there's just a long string of sixes or eights or threes, etc., then it times out, gives up and continues shutting down...
After more than 20 years, I'm in process to move from Linux to FreeBSD, and I'm checking every piece of software that I need to use on this new environment.
One thing that is preventing me to make the switch is this software:
This is a...
I've just installed FreeBSD 10.3 on an Apple G5 (11,2 A1117/A1177 Late 2005 - M9590LL/A Dual core 2 GHz), using the "easy" install with guided partitioning and that went very smooth. Thanks to the devs for this port!
I have a couple of minor issues, however.
When I shut the computer off, with...
I'm trying to install a rc.d script to run at startup and shutdown, but it only run at startup.
Reducing the script to a skeleton test, I have the following:
# PROVIDE: test
# REQUIRE: FILESYSTEMS
# KEYWORD: nojail shutdown