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HOWTO 1: FreeBSD ZFS Madness Some time ago I found a good, reliable way of using and installing FreeBSD and described it in my Modern FreeBSD Install HOWTO. Now, more then a year later I come back with my experiences about that … Continue reading
There’s a very useful howto on the pfsense forums showing step-by-step how to run pfSense in virtualbox: Get Oracle VirtualBox from https://www.virtualbox.org/ or from the repo of your distribution. Works in Windows, Linux too. Download a VGA-enabled nanobsd version of pfSense from here. For example … Continue reading
After some disagreement on the future and the direction of the GhostBSD project, one of the founders, Nahuel Sanchez, left the team. “It hurts to know that GhostBSD began to stop respecting the philosophy of the open source software.” The new team … Continue reading
Kris has announced the availability of the next testing snapshot. If you are using Intel video or would like to upgrade from a previous snapshot, read the Errata section below. The next snapshot in the PC-BSD 9-STABLE branch has just … Continue reading
The FreeNAS full release notes for 8.0.4-RELEASE-p2: Changes since 8.0.4-RELEASE-p1: Bugfixes OS/Third party Samba has been upgraded to 3.6.5 to address CVE-2012-2011 which is a critical vulnerability. All FreeNAS users who are using CIFS are urged to upgrade. All installation … Continue reading
The PC-BSD team has made the first public 9-STABLE snapshot available for 64bit systems! Read the announcement. This snapshot provides both users and developers a means to test out new features in the upcoming PC-BSD 9.1 release. This snapshot may … Continue reading
Josh Paetzel, who leads the FreeNAS team at iXsystems, announced that he’s uploaded FreeNAS 8.2.0-BETA3. If you download from BETA2 work there shouldn’t be any problems, however, plugins that worked in BETA2 will stop working. You’ll want to use the plugins in the BETA3 directory with … Continue reading
BSD Router Project (BSDRP) has now its own wikipedia page. For those unaware of BSDRP, this is an open source router distribution based on FreeBSD that for small ISPs and datacenters . It provides disk images which can be installed on Compact Flash cards, USB key and hard disks. BSDRP Wikipedia page