FreeBSD 7 update with csup

FreeBSD 7 released in perfect time, as my backup server need to upgrade I’m eager to choose FreeBSD 7.0RC2, then update to FreeBSD 7 RC3 and now in progress to change for RELENG_7 tag using csup. Yes, I use csup not cvsup. Another plan with FreeBSD 7.0 is try ZFS filesystem. already se zfs.ko in …


Pfsense 1.2 and DragonFlyBSD 1.12

What a day, two great iso launch in same day DragonFlyBSD reach the 1.12 number and planned to release it’s 2.0 with Hammer filesystem. Pfsense getting mature and reach 1.2. Quick link for download : DragonFlyBSD : Here PfSense : Here Download time guys

postfixadmin and mysqli

I just don’t know exact step I’ve done when I see this error message when I try to access postfixadmin : DEBUG INFORMATION: MySQL 4.1 functions not available! database_type = ‘mysqli’ in, are you using a different database? Please check the documentation and website for more information. The email server already run for almost …


make.conf and fetch problem

Just stupid error but take me a few days to sort it out. Basically we have two gateway, A and B. I use to tell fetch in freebsd to use connection from gateway A for updating ports since gateway A have faster connection than gateway B. Due to the change of IT policy, I no …


Dnscache access little secret

My friend just install dns server using djbdns, he use two component in djbdns: tinydns dnscache After follow all setup in tutorial, he try to test the dnscache : mail# dig ; <<>> DiG 9.3.4-P1 <<>> ;; global options:  printcmd ;; connection timed out; no servers could be reached mail#

Unix/Linux for Beginner, list of resources

Some common question I see in Installation of Unix/Linux : What command I should I type? When I can start hacking? When I start learning hacking? Do you have resources for beginner for me? Not sure, I’m search engine lovers Here’s the lists : Books : Hacking Ubuntu: Serious Hacks Mods and Customizations (ExtremeTech) Google …


Redirect Port in pf.conf

Other team need to access absence url from outside, system need to be setup not more than 10 minutes. How to reach lan from public access and lock it to specified public ip address only ? Using redirection is the fastest solution. For illustration : We have 3 computer, A, B and C. Each computer …


No ALTQ support in kernel

ftp# pfctl -d No ALTQ support in kernel ALTQ related functions disabled pf disabled ftp# pfctl -e -f /etc/pf.conf No ALTQ support in kernel ALTQ related functions disabled altq not defined on rl0 altq not defined on rl0 /etc/pf.conf:34: errors in queue definition pfctl: Syntax error in config file: pf rules not loaded what happen? …


/dev/null: No such file or directory

Mayday….mayday, my /dev/null no longer exist help me….. mknod /dev/null c 2 2 chmod 666 /dev/null from man of mknod : c ->      Type of device.  If the device is a block type device such as a              tape or disk drive which needs both cooked and raw special files,              the type is b.  …


Trying freebsd-update for upgrade FreeBSD 7.0 Beta4 to FreeBSD 7.0-RC1

Trying to upgrade FreeBSD from 7.0 Beta4 to 7.0-RC1 monitor# uname -a FreeBSD 7.0-BETA4 FreeBSD 7.0-BETA4 #0: Mon Dec 17 13:36:                                                                              40 UTC 2007  i386 monitor# locate freebsd-update.conf /etc/freebsd-update.conf /usr/jail/etc/freebsd-update.conf /usr/jail/usr/share/examples/etc/freebsd-update.conf /usr/obj/usr/src/share/man/man5/freebsd-update.conf.5.gz /usr/share/examples/etc/freebsd-update.conf /usr/share/man/man5/freebsd-update.conf.5.gz /usr/src/etc/freebsd-update.conf /usr/src/share/man/man5/freebsd-update.conf.5 /usr/titan/ports/security/freebsd-update/files/Attic/freebsd-update.conf.5,v /usr/titan/src/etc/freebsd-update.conf,v /usr/titan/src/share/man/man5/freebsd-update.conf.5,v monitor# freebsd-update -f /etc/freebsd-update.conf -r 7.0RC1 upgrade Looking up mirrors… 1 mirrors found. …


FreeBSD 6.3 RC2 is out, happy new year

FreeBSD 6.3 RC2 is out, with two distinct version of FreeBSD 6 and 7 I try to maintain existing servers with this pattern : 1. Upgrade to minor for email server as we need stable operation 2. Upgrade backup server with FreeBSD 7 as we need to use their ZFS capability Your choice is vary …


FreeBSD 7.0 release candidate 1 available

From FreeBSD mailing list : FreeBSD 7.0 RC 1 available for download. Some information that might useful for upgrading : 1. Use source, just point cvsup to RELENG_7_0 2. Use freebsd-update utility with two options available :      1. Minor upgrade      2. Major upgrade Ready to grab FreeBSD 7.0 RC1, get now via : …


/usr/local/etc/rc.d in FreeBSD

How do I make mysql server start  in startup? How to make apache server start in startup? How to make ftp server start in startup? Simply, just installed via ports or package,  in FreeBSD there is relation between /etc/rc.conf and /usr/local/etc/rc.d/ for example : monitor# cat /etc/rc.conf usbd_enable="NO" sshd_enable="YES" apache_enable="YES" mysql_enable="YES" svscan_enable="YES" linux_enable="YES" radiusd_enable="YES" just …