no eth0 in FreeBSD?

Convention in Linux for network interface simple and clear.

eth for cable connection

ath or wifi for wireless connection

l0 for loopback

sample from my ubuntu feisty fawn box :

alamsyah@alamsyah-laptop:~$ ifconfig -a

ath0  Link encap:Ethernet� HWaddr 00:14:A4:70:02:3E
inet addr:192.168.12.100� Bcast:192.168.12.255� Mask:255.255.255.0
inet6 addr: fe80::214:a4ff:fe70:23e/64 Scope:Link
UP BROADCAST RUNNING MULTICAST� MTU:1500� Metric:1
RX packets:8945 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
TX packets:6503 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
collisions:0 txqueuelen:0
RX bytes:5854116 (5.5 MiB)� TX bytes:1133161 (1.0 MiB)

eth0 Link encap:Ethernet� HWaddr 00:0A:E4:F1:CC:ED
UP BROADCAST MULTICAST� MTU:1500� Metric:1
RX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
TX packets:0 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
collisions:0 txqueuelen:1000
RX bytes:0 (0.0 b)� TX bytes:0 (0.0 b)
Interrupt:23 Base address:0xe000

eth0:avah Link encap:Ethernet� HWaddr 00:0A:E4:F1:CC:ED
inet addr:169.254.12.119� Bcast:169.254.255.255� Mask:255.255.0.0
UP BROADCAST MULTICAST� MTU:1500� Metric:1
Interrupt:23 Base address:0xe000

lo Link encap:Local Loopback
inet addr:127.0.0.1� Mask:255.0.0.0
inet6 addr: ::1/128 Scope:Host
UP LOOPBACK RUNNING� MTU:16436� Metric:1
RX packets:5 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 frame:0
TX packets:5 errors:0 dropped:0 overruns:0 carrier:0
collisions:0 txqueuelen:0
RX bytes:346 (346.0 b)� TX bytes:346 (346.0 b)

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ZFS and FreeBSD current

Very interesting to see progress of ZFS in FreeBSD, comitted in FreeBSD 7 ( will release in 2007). This excellent job done by Pawel Jakub Dawidek with collaboration with opensolaris  for suitable patch .

Many feature that ZFS offer that make me hard to blink till see last pages of presentation

Pawel also give quick guide to implement ZFS at FreeBSD

How about jails?  Just check this blog for more ilustrative example

For me ZFS will be alternative for storage pools beside gvinum, gconcat or gstripe  with self healing capabilities.

Soon … coming soon I’ll try ZFS, started from updating SRC :-)

zfs.PNG

zfs_cow_fig1.jpg

P.S : DragonFly will port ZFS too

xcache, another php cache with stable operation orientation

During my last search on eaccelerator progress ( in time of writing 0.9.5) i found new link to another php cache :

xcache

since it’s made by author of lighttpd i’m eager to try it out in my freebsd server.

1. updating freebsd ports

2. install from ports

# cd /usr/ports/www/xcache && make install

3. Copying ini file

# cp /usr/local/share/examples/xcache/xcache.ini /usr/local/etc/php/

4. creating md5 password :-)

# md5 -s ‘openbsd’

copy generated md5 into : xcache.ini

# ee /usr/local/etc/php/xcache.ini

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My Metacafe video

I almost forgot that I have account in metcafe.com, a place to publish your video, like youtube.com but with extra hit from powerfull  member community.

Today, I just check my email  in google apps then see a few notification of new comment in my video. Wow, I found fantastic hit in one of my video.
I just reliazed that one of the video I upload got big hit ( for me ) since I never intend to do so :-) .

Title effect?

Sure, I think it’s exposure is  good thing.

“People judge the book by the cover”

100% agree

My metacafe video that gain big hit