Archive for the ‘FreeBSD’ Category

Own Notes – FreeBSD

26 April 2014 2 comments

This is my own notes, work faster & reduce time for googling 😀 Read more…

Categories: FreeBSD

Portsnap error when fetching metadata

25 April 2012 5 comments


root@documentation:/home/lqman# portsnap fetch
Looking up mirrors... 4 mirrors found.
Fetching snapshot tag from done.
Fetching snapshot metadata... done.
Updating from Tue Apr 10 14:26:36 WIT 2012 to Thu Apr 19 13:29:51 WIT 2012.
Fetching 4 metadata patches. done.
Applying metadata patches... done.
Fetching 4 metadata files... /usr/sbin/portsnap: cannot open 67a31f4d7c38f9a89afb15b40a7bd893cbfdffb4f14703f84d8b6f747084f87e.gz: No such file or directory
metadata is corrupt

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how to use socks proxy from wget

29 May 2011 4 comments

Warning : This post is my own note, you may believe on it or not. 😛

Before continue read this post, I recommend you to read this post as preface.

Linux / BSD user usually familiar with shell, and wget is very usefull tool for download from shell. Read more…

Restore FreeBSD bootloader after installing windows

18 May 2011 Leave a comment

When you install wind**s after freeBSD (or another *nix family, eg : linux, MAC) it always automatically replace/override the MBR and bootloader with its own (windows only).
Then you can’t boot all OS except windows (this selfish feature especially annoying me).
Then you need to restore your MBR and bootloader using FreeBSD’s, this is the step : Read more…

boot FreeBSD directly from grub2

6 April 2011 2 comments

Spesifikasi system yang digunakan:

  • debian GNU/Linux, kernel 2.6.32-55, grub2 1.98+20100804-14
  • FreeBSD 8.2, kernel GENERIC

Sesuai dg rekomendasi dari freebsd forum, cara untuk mem-boot BSD dari linux ada 2 metode, yaitu :

  • Chainload ke partisi FreeBSD yg dituju, lalu booting dg bootloader FreeBSD yg ada pada partisi tsb.
  • Masukkan semua parameter booting dari GRUB dan booting secara langsung dari grub.

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