1. S

    can't update

    Hello, I have installed release FreeBSD 12.1 on vmware but I can't update or install app on my FreeBSD 12. It show me permission denied. Please help me
  2. R

    Solved Keyboard layout for Apple Magic Keyboard not working

    Hello FreeBSD community, I like to run FreeBSD 12.1 on VMware Fusion on a Mac Mini. The install itself is pretty easy to follow. During the install process I choose a german keyboard layout. When the installation process is finished, and I log in to e.g. XFCE the keyboard layout does not work...
  3. K

    FBSD in VM with Xfce, can't move the mouse cursor

    Hello, I am new to FreeBSD. I managed to install FBSD with Xfce and it works, except the mouse does not (I can see the cursor in the middle of the screen, but I cannot move it). I can open the terminal with ctrl + alt + T. I would appreciate if someone could help me.
  4. U

    ZFS Current ZFS + NFS performance

    In the near future I may have a requirement to provide storage for a couple of VMWare servers that are currently running NFS off an ageing Netapp appliance. As good as the Netapp probably is, the chance of it going wrong worries me as I don't really have a clue what I'm doing with it, and it...
  5. G

    Simple high network load causing CARP switches and timeouts on VMWare VMs

    Hello, Recently I have migrated 2 firewalls in CARP setup from OpenBSD to FreeBSD 12.1-RELEASE on vmware VMs (ESXi 6.5) with E1000 interfaces. Both hosts are with 10Gbit interfaces connected to on single 10Gbit switch. The CARP setup is working fine during the day but during the night I got...
  6. L

    Solved Help converting a ZFS-based FreeBSD installation to a UFS image for virtualization

    Hello, I have a physical FreeBSD server I installed using ZFS on root. To ease maintenance I'd like to move it into a virtual machine (VMware ESXi), but since virtualizing ZFS is not recommended, I would like to convert it to UFS. Here's my plan so far, can anyone confirm whether I am on the...
  7. N

    VMWare ESXi 6.7 USB Passthrough to HDD not working

    Hello, I've been trying to get a USB drive passed through to a FreeBSD 11.2 VM, but it doesn't work. The kernel logs show a USB SHORT_XFER error that it ignores the device. The same pass-through configuration works fine on a Debian VM and a Windows 10 VM. I found a post that someone inserted a...
  8. B

    where to find config/install tips for virtual machine image for freebsd 12.0-release on esxi host (vmware)

    I thought I'd try a shortcut, rather than build from scratch, so I downloaded, unpacked and made some guesses at (virtual) hardware for the image from https://www.freebsd.org/where.html for vmware. Booted up, logged in, network is working, but I'm wondering if there is a guide of any kind...
  9. White

    VMware guest: vmmouse vs. XkbLayout

    Hello, I try to setup a FreeBSD 11.2 with Openbox as a VMware Fusion guest but I struggle with the virtual mouse and the keyboard layout. Here are the commands I use: https://gist.github.com/arthurwhite/cc3b9c77f1c4d712bd281abbdfcf0199 More specifically, the X11 configuration: Section...
  10. Nicola Mingotti

    Solved Saving files in Fuse disk from GUI gives "disk full"

    Hi, I am moving all my work environment from Linux/Debian to FreeBSD, and I got almost all working, and working well ! Still I have to solve some minor issues as the following one. My configuration is: FreeBSD 11.1 is running into a VMWare virtual machine, OSX is the host. VMWare shares two...
  11. zeroschism

    ZFS High system CPU as iscsi storage for VMware

    We are using a Freebsd 11.0-RELEASE-p9 server as an iSCSI storage backend for a vmWare ESXi 6 cluster. The server is a Dell PowerEdge R620 with an attached md1220 disk enclosure full of SSDs. Those SSDs are setup in mirrored vdevs and a zvol shared over iSCSI with vmWare which has it formatted...
  12. E

    pkg install connection timed out issue

    Hello, I have FreeBSD 11.0-RELEASE-p9 running within VMWare machine and using NAT as networking option. The problem is that pkg-install can randomly stuck during the installation. If I break the installation process and invoke again, it will stuck somewhere else. In really rare case it can even...
  13. P

    Is it possible to increase the size of /usr/home on ZFS without rebooting?

    Hi! Who can tell how to increase the disk space allocated under /usr/home? # freebsd-version 11.0-RELEASE-p8 # cat /etc/rc.conf | grep zfs zfs_enable="YES" # cat /etc/rc.conf | grep vmw vmware_guest_vmblock_enable="NO" vmware_guest_vmhgfs_enable="NO" vmware_guest_vmmemctl_enable="NO"...
  14. seanc@

    Solved FreeBSD 11 NAT hanging under VMware Fusion...

    This is a PSA to save future travelers some angst. Specifically, TCP connections would stall randomly after transferring a modest amount of data (i.e. >5MB xfer per TCP stream). As mentioned in my Discussion post to the VMware Fusion Forums, after much consternation, hand-wringing, and...
  15. K

    FreeBSD guest

    Hi, I have no experience with virtualizing FreeBSD, but I'm looking to convert from one bare metal FreeBSD 8.4 server to two host systems running FreeBSD vms for redundancy. I'll also be virtualizing two windows 2003 instances and possibly an OpenBSD instance. I've pretty much narrowed the...
  16. masteroman

    VMWare Horizon client - vmware-view

    Anybody knows if there's an port of VMWare Horizon client (aka vmware-view) that's offered on https://view.vmware.com/ ? There's linux port but I'm not finding FreeBSD one anywhere so I guess there's no official support. I would really like to have it on FreeBSD and have searched around for a...
  17. btomza

    Install VMware-Horizont-Client on FreeBSD

    Hi All, I need to install VMware-Horizont-Client on my freebsd, I've downloaded the linux version from here: https://my.vmware.com/web/vmware/details?downloadGroup=VIEWCLIENTS_LINUX_35_64&productId=421&rPId=9425 But really I don't know if there is a way to run and install it.... I have the...
  18. E

    Internet connection problems FreeBSD 11

    Hi people, I'm trying to set up internet connection on FreeBSD 11.0-RELEASE running at VMware VM but, when I try to ping google IPs, I get a 100% loss. Here is my rc.conf. I use default (for vmware) NAT connection and try to route traffic trought gateway ip ( Please tell me...
  19. G

    ZFS VMware VM lots of CKSUM errors and sometimes even 'unkown error 122'

    Hello, I've been fighting with this issue since a while and I didn't find root cause, or a solution/workaround. If nobody can't help me on this forum I will open a bug ticket. I'm also able to provide any troubleshooting data. My setup: Storage FreeBSD server with ZFS ZVOL -> iSCSI (istgt) ->...
  20. andrewm659

    vmware workstation/plater seamless mouse integration

    I have FreeBSD 10.3/11 (2 seperate VMs) both have desktops using VMware. I can't move between windows and FreeBSD seamlessly. I have got my xorg.conf setup. But not sure what I am missing.