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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.

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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 ...
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FreeBSD iostat ms/* columns meanings

What is the meaning of the ms/* columns on iostat (FreeBSD 11.1/FreeNAS)? I'm not seeing any details on the man pages or I'm misreading what they are iostat -x extended ...
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NVMe over QSFP+ to NVMe synchronized to a ZFS 7200RPM SAS array

NVMe (possibly RAID-0 if the bandwidth is available) over QSFP+ to an NVMe temporary pool, which is then synchronized to a ZFS NVMe -- then to Tier 2 7200RPM SAS array that could be 500TB. Basically,...
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Grep regex result not as expected?

Using FreeBSD 11.1: #!/bin/sh if printf 'abcde.fgh' | grep -iEq '^[^][$^*_-]'; then echo "test 1 success" else echo "test 1 fail" fi echo if printf 'abcde.fgh' | grep -iEq '^[^][.$^*_-]'; ...
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How to configure bind/named for this simple nameserver task?

I need to configure bind/named (on FreeBSD) to: listen on port 53 of a single IP, never look up records or forward any queries to any other server, never try and update its records from other ...
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Unlimited recursive while displaying time for every directory

I want to display all directories in my current directory recursively, but I also want to display the full date and time (even after 6 months). Considering I am using a Mac I had to use the FreeBSD ...
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Why is ZFS send/receive sending so much data across my LAN?

Just last weekend, I set up a new (clean install) backup server for my main FreeNAS machine, and started a manual complete pool backup between them. Both machines are enterprise hardware and run fast, ...
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The simplest way of running a cross-compiled executable in a FreeBSD environment

I have an executable cross-compiled for FreeBSD in a docker container. What is the simplest way of running it?
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Installed package on FreeBSD, it's working fine but not listed in “pkg info” or “pkg query”?

I just used pkg info to check packages on my FreeBSD system (in case of future rebuild), and notice that ffmpeg isn't in the list. I know ffmpeg is installed and working, because I installed it about ...
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VirtualBox and Solidworks license manager

I'd like to install Solidworks license manager in a VirtualBox guest (Win7 Pro) - not Solidworks itself, just the licensing server. However, I get this error: "Activation license mode is not ...
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Does Samba need some kind of permissions/ACLs set on a *subdir*, for that subdir to appear in a list of contents of its *parent*?

I'm on FreeBSD and I've hit a quirky issue, that surprises me. I created a share, and within that share created a subdirectory called subdir. When I open smbclient with current directory = share root,...
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Error booting GhostBSD in VirtualBox after trying to get sound to work

Boot: F1 /boot/config: device sound device snd_hda device snd_sbc device snd_sb16 FreeBSD/x86 boot Default: 0:ad(0,a)snd_sb16 bootL Bi sbd)sb16 FreeBSD/x86 boot Default: 0:ad(0,...
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Error loading Xfce on FreeBSD in VirtualBox

I typed startxfce4, but it showed the error message: failed to set mtrr: Device not configured process 1675: D-Bus library appears to be incorrectly set up; failed to read machine uuid: Failed ...
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Error trying to install GhostBSD into VirtualBox

I am using Windows 10 Home on an HP laptop with an eighth-generation Intel core i5. When I loaded GhostBSD from a live CD/DVD, when I logged in to the VM, the error was: The instruction at ...
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Unable to create a *.gz archieve

Trying to create a .gz archive - my_gz.gz - and add multiple files to it: $ gzip my_gz.gz file1.txt file12.txt gzip: can't stat: my_gz.gz: No such file or directory

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