Upgrade FreeBSD and The ‘pw’ command exited with unexpected status 74

I have a vps account and got problem with pw  and also from sysinstall  after upgrade FreeBSD from 8.2 to 8.3. # uname -a FreeBSD alamsyah-rasyid.cust.arpnetworks.com 8.2-RELEASE-p3 FreeBSD 8.2-RELEASE-p3 #0: Tue Sep 27 18:45:57 UTC 2011 root@amd64-builder.daemonology.net:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/GENERIC amd64 # freebsd-update upgrade -r 8.3-RELEASE ….6680….6690….6700….6710….6720….6730….6740….6750….6760….6770….6780….6790….6800….6810….6820….6830….6840….6850….6860….6870….6880….6890….6900….6910….6920….6930….6940….6950….6960….6970….6980….6990….7000….7010….7020….7030….7040….7050….7060….7070….7080….7090….7100….7110….7120….7130….7140….7150….7160….7170….7180….7190….7200….7210….7220….7230….7240….7250….7260….7270….7280….7290….7300….7310….7320….7330….7340….7350….7360….7370….7380….7390….7400….7410….7420….7430….7440….7450….7460….7470….7480….7490….7500….7510….7520….7530….7540….7550….7560….7570….7580….7590….7600….7610….7620….7630….7640….7650….7660….7670….7680….7690….7700….7710….7720….7730….7740….7750….7760….7770….7780….7790….7800….7810….7820….7830….7840….7850….7860….7870….7880….7890….7900….7910….7920….7930….7940….7950….7960….7970….7980….7990….8000….8010….8020….8030….8040….8050….8060….8070….8080….8090….8100….8110….8120….8130….8140….8150….8160….8170….8180….8190….8200….8210….8220….8230….8240….8250….8260… done. Applying patches… # The following changes, which occurred between FreeBSD …

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Find out which lan card device is active

I used to work with FreeBSD till I resign after working for 10 years. Not touch server for long time make bit nervous when a client ask me to install and configure new server using various OS but mainly still in Linux or BSD environment. When client change lan card position or change rj45 location …

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Sender address rejected: Domain not found

I have an order for reinstall email server. I accept the job and finish it in one day ( I use FreeBSD 8.2 release for OS and Postfix for MTA but the longest session during reinstall is backup and migrating mailbox). Everything seem ok until mail server deployed, local delivery work well except sending to …

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Quick Setting Bind on FreeBSD 8.1

I’m big fan of djbdns and I already write some post about djbdns and dnscache in the past. Today, my friend ask me to install or configure bind for his FreeBSD that run 8.1 version. I ask him to follow FreeBSD manual but he said he already follow the guide but still face error. I …

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How to install Debian KFreeBSD

This post got delayed very long, I’ve already create the video since Februari 22 2011 but still have no time to publish. I just curious on how Debian and FreeBSD work in one place called Debian KFreBSD and as always everything just start from installation step and that is the main reason why I write …

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Fatal error: Call to undefined function gregoriantojd()

That error message show up when I try to install wordpress plugin. I think it must be plugin author false since I already have php date extension enabled but I’m wrong Further search lead me to ‘calendar’ extension. Look no further to php5-calendar in my FreeBSD 7.3 box I install it. cd /usr/ports/misc/php5-calendar && make …

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FreeBSD 7.3 released

FreeBSD 7.3 ready to serve. From FreeBSD press release : Some of the highlights: ZFS updated to version 13 new boot loader gptzfsboot supports GPT and ZFS hwpmc(4) enhancements including support for Core2/i7 processor and pmcannotate(8) new mfiutil and mptutil tools for widely used RAID controllers NULL pointer vulnerability mitigation bind updated to 9.4-ESV Gnome …

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Download FreeBSD 8 RC3 iso file

FreeBSD 8 RC3 already out, ready to test for all your machine. Choose your favourite forms : BootOnly CD (disc 1) DVD LifeFS MemStick Upgrade method : cvsup, use  “RELENG_8_0″ freebsd-update ( freebsd-update upgrade -r 8.0-RC3 ) More information for freebsd-update available here. More information about this RC please read release announcement.

How to change proxy information on ubuntu server

New motherboard has come and I ask my friend to install Ubuntu Hardy 8.0.4.3 . Everything is fine except proxy section when I try to apt-get update. # apt-get update Err http://security.ubuntu.com hardy-security Release.gpg Could not resolve ‘172.88.1.3;3128′ Err http://security.ubuntu.com hardy-security/main Translation-en_US Could not resolve ‘172.88.1.3;3128′ Err http://security.ubuntu.com hardy-security/restricted Translation-en_US Could not resolve ‘172.88.1.3;3128′ Err …

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How to change timezone on ubuntu

One of my friend server must get reconfigure its clock each time, specially when the server get reboot after lamp problem. Until he realized the timezone is different. Here’s quick way to change it : # dpkg-reconfigure tzdata Current default timezone: ‘Asia/Jakarta’ Local time is now:      Sat Oct  3 13:02:53 WIT 2009. Universal Time is …

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Detect conflicker in our LAN

Another conflicker variant force us to behave like paranoid. Any tool that might help us to detect it get more attention, specially when it’s free Detect from Windows machine : Download detector from Florian Roth, click here. Save and extract to any folder, I choose C. Make sure to run it from comman line : …

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