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  1. Sergei_Shablovsky

    ZFS Complete tool for automated backups to Amazon AWS, Google Cloud, or Microsoft Azure

    Hi FreeBSD Gurus! Please suggest me tool (ready-to-use package with webGUI for tuning and operation, would be perfect) to automate/schedule backup (whole ZFS drive or part of it) on the fly to cloud drive like AWS. Ability to making backup on external mass storage (USB/SATA/FC-connected) would...
  2. B

    Getting "LILO error Duplicate Version ID" message while trying to install FreeBSD 13 for i386

    I could not install FreeBSD 13 from usb drive but got the following message on terminal; "LILO error Duplicate Version ID". I installed freebsd many times but never used usb drive or usb install before. I idd'ed the image as you instructed and set boot option from bios but it halts for a couple...
  3. fr33bsd

    Other UnGeli On Stick

    Hi People, using freebsd you can encrypt the system pool zroot. But then you have to enter the passphrase on each boot-up. Please, excuse that I do not know that much about geli and the boot up mechanisms in freebsd. I am still learning. As far as I know you can use key files to attach a geli...
  4. H

    Usb and sd card not mounting.

    Usb and sd cards won't mount, followed other forums posted and wouldn't work, I put usbd_enable="YES" in rc.conf and now it tells me with xconsole if it's plugged in or not.
  5. S

    Help Needed to wipe a cellphone and/or a tablet with FreeBSD

    Ok so here's the thing.: I'm trying to purify/wipe cellphones and tablets in a safe and secure manner by using any app/program/port made for wiping HDDs and SSDs. Right now, I've tried using BCwipe to wipe the device "ugen0.2" (which is the phone I want to wipe) but it keeps resulting in an I/O...
  6. R

    Mount Point of USB-Sticks

    Hello, I'm just new as a Member, but have read a lot here in this forums ans got a lot of help. So, Thanks a lot for that. Now, I have a Problem, which I couldn't found in the Internet and perhaps somebody could give me a hint. I am using FreeBSD 13.0-RELEASE with Plasma5 and I have a Problem...
  7. O

    can't mount Dangerously Dedicated USB stick

    Hello fellow FreeBSD users, I try to mount a USB stick to recover a geli key. This stick has a full install and I used to boot on it and run FreeBSD (version 7 or 8). When I created it I did not use slices and make it dedicated (I forgot why). The server hardware is broken and I can't boot on an...
  8. T

    USB disks hang system

    I have a Toshiba 4TB external USB hard disk that I'm trying to use with FreeBSD. I can read from and write to the disk just after the system boots (or just after I plug it in). However, if I leave the disk unused for ~5 minutes, any subsequent reads or writes hang the system (to the extent that...
  9. patpro

    sysutils/automount won't mount USB drives on FreeBSD 12.0-RELEASE-p7

    Hello, I've read many things about automounting USB drives on FreeBSD, and I wished I could use sysutils/automount to do that on my XFCE desktop. But it fails and I've no clue why. I'm running FreeBSD 12 RELEASE and the latest sysutils/automount pkg. I've installed and loaded FUSE, set...
  10. A

    USB mass storage devices slow to be detected

    I have recently setup FreeBSD 12.0-RELEASE on my HP Pavilion 15-p051us. Most of the hardware works correctly, however one major exception is USB, most specifically with mass storage devices. When I connect a mass storage device to my laptop (on either one of the two USB 3.0 ports or on the USB...
  11. Bazzz

    Raspberry Pi B FreeBSD 11.2 does not boot with USB pendrive inserted

    I am trying to install FreeBSD on a Raspberry Pi B (not 2 or 3, the old one). I prepared an SD card with the FreeBSD 11.2 image from and booted the Pi with it. This seems to work fine. Then I added a USB pendrive, and used gpart to make a...
  12. V

    UFS external USB Drive - Cannot find file system superblock - Repair possible ?

    Hi all, I have a USB2, external hard drive, formatted under UFS. It was working perfectly, but after an electric black out, im not able to mount or fsck the external drive anymore. freebsd-version 11.1-RELEASE-p6 dmesg | grep ^da da0 at umass-sim0 bus 0 scbus6 target 0 lun 0 da0: <ST950032...
  13. G

    Other Mounting external USB disk during boot on raspberrypi

    I am running FreeBSD 11 on a Raspberrypi B+. I have added an externally powered USB drive and formatted it with ufs from the Raspberrypi itself. The drive is new: I bought it today and I performed a complete surface check before using it. So, after formatting it on the rpi I could mount it. I...
  14. NapoleonWils0n

    zfs incremental recursive replication to usb drive

    Im trying to make an incremental backup of my zfs root pool from my laptop to an external usb drive as a live file system, rather like an rsync backup im already using rsync to back up my home to a nas, and want to use zfs snapshots to back up root and child directories In a nutshell i create...
  15. chrisjx

    Copy out to USB based 2TB drive

    I use FreeNAS to back up all my home PCs, virtuals, etc on FreeNAS. I'm trying to find a way to copy an entire volume for transporting the state of my backup on a 2TB drive to an offsite location. I created a USB 2TB drive formatted as FAT32 and got it mounted. By running df -h I can see it...