Questions tagged [freebsd]

FreeBSD is a Unix-like operating system which has grown out of the original BSD (Berkeley Software Distribution) of the early days of Unix.

Filter by
Sorted by
Tagged with
0
votes
0answers
6 views

Unable to boot FreeBSD 12.1 using GRUB

This is not a duplicate question to https://unix.stackexchange.com/questions/109272/add-freebsd-to-grub2-boot-menu or Cant boot FreeBSD 10.1 using grub2. Firstly I tried the mechanism suggested in ...
-1
votes
1answer
27 views

What challenges will I face if I install Pfsense on my home router?

In my cybersecurity course, we installed a lab in VirtualBox with Pfsense (Bridged Adapter) and several other VMs (Connected to Pfsense's internal network adapters). It was a success. My question is, ...
0
votes
2answers
19 views

Replacing a number ended in dot at the beginning of the line with '.IP number\n'

I want to replace numbers followed by period at the beginning of the line: 1. The quick brown fox jumps over the lazy dog 12. The slow grey cat jumps over the lazy dog 234. The strong yellow lion ...
0
votes
1answer
98 views

How to setup key authentication for unix to windows ssh?

I would like to setup a passwordless SSH connection from FreeBSD (not exactly unix system, but in this context it is unix enough) to Windows 10. To do this I added OpenSSH optional feature to Windows ...
1
vote
1answer
100 views

iPhone USB tether to VM OS, interface not found

I am running FreeBSD 11.2-RELEASE-p6 as a VM in a Debian 8 (Jessie) hypervisor. I have passed the USB through the hypervisor, so FreeBSD sees the iPhone USB connection. However, the FreeBSD VM ...
0
votes
0answers
20 views

ZFS Setup with four drives, with different mount points?

(This question is similar to this one: ZFS Beginner Setup with Different Size Drives , but there are enough differences that I thought it might be a better separate question) I had already sent this ...
0
votes
0answers
41 views

How to view mpr device (LSI HBA) temperature on FreeBSD?

My LSI 9305 HBA uses the FreeBSD mpr driver. This type of card is well known to run extremely hot as it's designed for forced cooling; in a desktop case it usually needs an extra fan. During ...
1
vote
1answer
51 views

Sending emails using sendmail in freebsd

I am trying to send a test email from command line (for debugging purpose). I cannot make the sendmail to send the email. The Ctrl+d does not work on my ssh console and I could not find a solution by ...
0
votes
2answers
98 views

In disk formatting and partitioning ( as per gpart man page) what is the difference between a name, a label, a type, and an index?

Explain the disk partition descriptors The man page about gpart add is: (https://www.freebsd.org/cgi/man.cgi?gpart(8)) index : "The index in the partition table at which the new partition is to be ...
2
votes
1answer
42 views

Adding a path to login.conf in Bash / FreeBSD

Due to the fact that freebsd pkg repos (binary) do not come with support for lame mp3, and I don't want to complicate things by having a dual dependency tree, I'm attempting a workaround by installing ...
1
vote
0answers
53 views

find filenames with non latin characters in their names

I want to find files with foreign filenames in them, I'm using a regex to find such files with another tool but I don't know how to use them in find. The system is FreeBSD so the find command is a ...
1
vote
1answer
74 views

confused `printenv` with `declare`

I am using macOS. I am confused printenv with declare. I run these 2 commands right after a restart without any other proceeding settings. printenv outputs PWD=/Users/soplus This is reasonable ...
0
votes
2answers
237 views

Can't install KDE desktop environment in FreeBSD 12

So i have booted my Raspberry Pi 3 B+ today with a FreeBSD 12 image file and started configuring it to have a desktop graphical UI. As i have tried to install KDE with the following command, # pkg ...
0
votes
0answers
121 views

“stripe: Not enough disks selected. (0<1minimum)” error ZFS Configuration FreeBSD

As part of an assignment I am trying to create a FreeBSD 12.0 virtual machine (I use VirtualBox). I'm having trouble with the Root-on-ZFS configuration - it gives me an error "not enough disks ...
0
votes
0answers
62 views

FreeNAS is not recognizing USB RAID controller

I have a rack-mountable USB RAID enclosure with two brand new NAS grade 4TB disks. The disks are not available to add to a pool. When checking the shell: usb_alloc_device: Failure selecting ...
0
votes
1answer
89 views

In “find … | xargs …”, why does xargs iterate even when find returns zero results?

I recently had a find ... | xargs ... use case that surprised me. The issue involves the case where find returns no matches. Testing on two systems, I found that one behaves as I would expect: $ ...
0
votes
0answers
766 views

Turning a pfSense rooter into a Tor gateway?

I've recently started experimenting with the pfSense rooter/firewall and I found it quite cool with plenty of features. I then saw it supports addons, so an idea popped into my mind: Would it be ...
0
votes
0answers
192 views

SSSD won't start - Failed to unlock db

For some reason SSSD 1.11.7_19 won't start on my development VM running FreeBSD 12.0-RELEASE r341666 GENERIC amd64 root@dev:/ # service sssd start Starting sssd. /usr/local/etc/rc.d/sssd: WARNING: ...
0
votes
0answers
15 views

SSH connection over forwarded port fails

I have several FreeBSD jails running various services (a jail should be equivalent to a machine in this case). Currently, one of them allows SSH access over the internet via a forwarded port. I am ...
1
vote
2answers
588 views

HP iLo Firmware Upgrade For HP ProLiant DL360 Gen9 Running freeBSD

OS: FreeBSD 11.1-RELEASE-p4 I am in a bit of a situation. I need to upgrade iLo on a an HP 360DL box but all the hponcfg utilities I need are only linux(debian or redhat) packages. Here are some ...
0
votes
0answers
45 views

Freebsd kqueue system call

I have a question regarding kernel event notification mechanism. I am working on RTEMS, and I am using freebsd version 9.2. I need to detect event when socket sending buffer is full. From ...
2
votes
0answers
49 views

Can't boot FreeBSD after successful installation

I've installed Slackware 14.2 in /dev/sda1 and x86Solaris 10 U6 in /dev/sda3 (sda2 is Linux swap)and boot menu was Solaris grub but, later deleted Solaris partition and installed FreeBSD12 (for i386) ...
1
vote
1answer
104 views

How to enable audio/video in Pidgin's XMPP for Google?

I have my regular "Google Talk" account configured in Pidgin and exchanging texts works fine. Unfortunately, all of the options under the "Media" menu remain greyed out -- even though the computer ...
0
votes
1answer
45 views

Jenkins - login

I have a Jenkins installed on a freebsd jail and I access it internally on https through nginx (proxy_pass _https://ip-jail:port), my problem is that I would like to go directly to the login (sign in) ...
1
vote
1answer
47 views

Not able to run a command through ssh

I am running a command on a FreeBSD machine (xxx.yyy.zzz.net) and getting the output command sudo camcontrol devlist | grep -o 'ada[0-9]' | while read -r a ; do sudo camcontrol identify $a | grep ...
1
vote
0answers
82 views

Avoid read blocks with broken SATA disk

In my FreeBSD system, I have a bunch of SATA disks which are part of a ZFS raid. When I am starting the system, I see many ATA status: 41 (DRDY ERR), error: 40 (UNC ) RES: 41 40 d8 70 f8 40 81 00 00 ...
1
vote
0answers
45 views

font for charset GB2312.1980-0 is lacking when launching xorg in freebsd

I am a newbie of freebsd (FreeBSD 12.0). I got a warning when launching xorg: twm: warning: font for charset GB2312.1980-0 is lacking How can I install the font? I googled it but can't find a ...
0
votes
2answers
77 views

insert string before last line in freebsd

I got file with next content: protocol static { route 100.100.100.100/32 via 192.168.56.2; route 1.1.1.1/32 via 10.0.2.15; } And I need to add one route string a.b.c.d/32 via a.b....
1
vote
1answer
766 views

Can't access internet or ping default gateway from a FreeBSD 12 jail

I am new to FreeBSD jails, everything (such as ssh to jail from any host in network) works fine except I can't access internet or ping default gateway from a FreeBSD 12 jail, please help me to resolve ...
0
votes
1answer
203 views

How to Install package manager (PKG) on a freeBSD release version

I wanted to try out FreeBSD from a live image (on a USB stick) before I installed it. I thought of installing Neofetch to check the system specs. It is a release version but it didn't have the package ...
0
votes
2answers
166 views

Customize csh prompt based on uid/superuser status

I'm trying to set up a condition where my csh prompt is customized to change username color and prompt character if I take on root privileges via "su". What's the most sensible way of doing this? ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

Prestashop 1.7.5.1 and Nginx

I have installed the latest version of Prestashop in a FreeBSD 12 with NGINX and MySQL. Installation ran flawless, however I'm having some issues with Prestashop URLs. The frontshop works flawless, ...
1
vote
1answer
3k views

Pre-built version of pkg could not be found on your system FreeBSD - AMD 64 bit

I am trying to install nano on FreeBSD using the pkg, but whenever I try to install it by using pkg install nano I get an error that says pkg: Error fetching http://pkg.freebsd.org/freebsd:12:...
2
votes
1answer
140 views

What kind of metadata is primarily being loaded/evicted from ARC, in my ZFS system?

I'm trying to check how my ZFS pool's ARC is used, motivated by "do I need more RAM, even though expensive". I have 128GB fast ECC and using NVMe SSDs for L2ARC, but it's still doing a lot of small ...
2
votes
1answer
228 views

Running a FreeBSD binary on Linux using qemu-user

I want to run a FreeBSD binary on Linux using qemu-user (qemu-i386). This is the binary I'm trying to run: https://tug.org/texlive/xz/xz.i386-freebsd This is the emulator I'm using: https://github....
0
votes
1answer
264 views

How to set the passive port range of ftpd?

I am using ftpd on a freshly installed FreeBSD machine. (A raspberry pi, but I do not think that matters for this question). Unfortunately this server is behind a router so I need to put port forwards,...
1
vote
0answers
28 views

Installation of virtual-box on Netscalar FreeBSD instance

We have one Netscalar instance having platinum AMI: NetScaler ADC VPX Platinum Edition - 10 Mbps. As a part of infrastructure management we want to install VirtualBox on this FreeBSD Netscaler ...
1
vote
0answers
36 views

How to send a static package to private poudriere repository (freebsd)

I create many packages to freebsd when i develop my applications and scripts. after developing i make the binary package to freebsd using the command "pkg create". After use this command is created a ...
1
vote
0answers
71 views

How to add a CA certificate to libsoup?

I'm trying to use a small application a (Xfce Weather plugin) behind a corporate firewall. The firewall intercepts HTTPS connections and changes everything to be signed by their certificates -- to be ...
1
vote
1answer
1k views

What is the best solution to host PFsense and NAS on the same hardware?

These are my first steps in virtualization and things may not be as easy as they seem. Simply put, I have a 4-core CPU and I would like to host both PFsense and FreeNas (or any other NAS solution), ...
0
votes
1answer
541 views

rclone OneDrive: “Must be authenticated to use '/drive' syntax”

I'm just trying to use both rclone and OneDrive for the first time, in conjunction. On a Windows PC, I ran rsync config and it produced a configuration file. I can then rclone sync . OneDrive:test and ...
1
vote
1answer
536 views

FreeNAS 11.1 Urbackup Installation

I've been trying to install and configure urbackup onto a FreeNAS FreeBSD server. I've followed the instructions here as well as trying to follow the instructions here. However, the first link gives ...
2
votes
1answer
2k views

MacOS Mojave, ISO images, and “no mountable file systems” error

I have a little Gigabyte BRIX that I'm trying to install Linux on. However, my Mac appears to be barfing on every ISO image I've downloaded. So far, I've tried Mint and Ubuntu (and even FreeBSD out of ...
1
vote
0answers
181 views

How can I restrict CPU scheduling in FreeBSD 12?

How are other admins managing CPU resources on multi-core hosts that run jails, such as allocating the appropriate number of cores for exclusive use by specific jails, and likewise reserving the ...
0
votes
2answers
82 views

Cannot build glyr on FreeBSD

I have FreeNAS running and have created a jail to rip CDs. All works fine. I want to add the ability to grab the cover art as well and need glyr. This program is not available as a package or a port ...
0
votes
2answers
755 views

How to change the MAC address of a networking interface on FreeBSD 11.1

I'm trying to change the MAC address of my network card (a generic card using an Intel chipset) on my. system that is running FreeBSD (FREEBSD 11.1-RELEASE-p7). I get the following output when I ...
0
votes
1answer
413 views

What is the difference between FreeBSD/ARM and RaspBSD?

There is a page at the FreeBSD.org site that provides images for the Raspberry Pi. I've tried this and it works. There is also a separate site called RaspBSD.org that also provides what seems to be ...
0
votes
1answer
100 views

How do I redirect system console output to a file?

I'm dealing with a strange issue that's causing the CPU to halt on a machine when a certain piece of hardware is used. The CPU freezes, the machine reboots, and there is no account of what happened ...
1
vote
0answers
133 views

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 download.freebsd.org/ftp/snapshots/arm/armv6/ISO-IMAGES/ and booted ...
1
vote
0answers
831 views

Unbound DNS for lan network

I have problem with setting up dns server using unbound. Unbound is set up on freeBSD ('dns.home.local' - 192.168.0.228) and it works, resolving local names (both 'gate' or 'gate.home.local') and ...

1
2 3 4 5
12