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ASRock motherboard does not even load BIOS when OpenBSD drives connected

I am trying to run an OpenBSD mail server on this hardware but am running into problems. I installed OpenBSD from the standard CD installer in a SATA CD drive plugged into the machine. This went ...
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How to zero out unused space on UFS filesystem?

I have a FreeBSD system installed in VirtualBox and i want to compact its vdi. AFAIK, before doing this i need to fill unused space with zeros so VirtualBox can shrink it. On Windows there is sdelete ...
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How to edit FreeBSD partition from Windows?

Any ideas? Is this even possible? I don't want only to read from an FreeBSD UFS but also write on it using Windows.
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Are file systems like SFS and UFS still used today?

I have read the Wikipedia pages for both these file systems: SFS (Smart File System) UFS (Unix File System) but I couldn't find a real answer. For example, for SFS the common Operating Systems ...
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Mount UFS partition on CentOS 7

There is instructions to mount UFS partitions on CentOS (like this), but they use kmod-ufs package from ELRepo, and there isn't such package in ELRepo for CentOS 7. How to install UFS kernel module ...
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Why isn't ZFS the default for fresh installs of FreeBSD?

(By the title, I'm sure this looks like an opinion question, but I'm actually looking for specific facts and materially, information to help me sort through some of the heavily in-favor-of-zfs ...
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FreeBSD, gmirror, hosed disklabel, or something

Okay so, here is my situation: I had a gmirror instance set up for two 2TB drives, ad4 and ad6. Yesterday, my system decided to refuse to reboot, complaining about a problem with ad4. The drive ...
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UFS as a shared partition between Linux and Mac OS?

I see that (i) you can't boot from a UFS disk with Snow Leopard, and (ii) Disk Utility doesn't allow UFS partitions to be created. Why the aloofness? Is UFS still a reasonable choice of shared ...
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File permissions on a Solaris system - using ACl or sticky bit?

I have a problem on my Solaris file server, with UFS file system. I have created a folder on my file server called "projects" intended for storing all files connected with projects that we are ...
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What filesystems would Google Chrome OS work with?

When Google releases their Chrome OS, my first prerequisite would be to work with my current files. What filesystems would it work with? (have read-write access). Would it support Windows partitions? ...