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How do I confirm that nginx aio is working on FreeBSD?

I have nginx configured with aio on; and no special prep on the OS side. I tested loading lots of small jpegs from multiple clients, but there was not much of a different between aio on and aio ...
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Freebsd Secondary Group not allowing folder deletion

TLDR: I have a user that is a member to a group as a secondary group. This user can delete files with 664 perms as a secondary user, but not directories with perms of 775. Details: I have a user. ...
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FreeBSD rc.d scripts do not return to proper shell

My interesting problem is that when running some rc.d scripts they do not actually drop back to the root shell, but leave me at an intermediate shell as the user they're supposed to be running as. A ...
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Is it possible to update a package w/out rebuilding it from /usr/ports on FreeBSD?

I'm running FreeBSD: # uname -a FreeBSD f9.XXX.org 9.0-RELEASE-p3 FreeBSD 9.0-RELEASE-p3 #0: Tue Jun 12 02:52:29 UTC 2012 root@amd64-builder.daemonology.net:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/GENERIC amd64 # ...
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Force sendmail to ignore local domain when sending mail (FreeBSD)

I send mail using PHP. Everything works good until I send mail to domain (@example.com) which I have in /etc/rc.conf >> hostname="box.example.com". I guess sendmail catches mail for this domain (even ...
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Segfault PHP-FPM, Nginx, Freebsd

We are experiencing CPU shortage at high-load. It only happens at some point when online users are around 1300-1400 (according google analytics). We are receiving Empty Response in browser. It seems ...
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OpenVPN - client-to-client traffic working in one direction but not the other

I have the following VPN configuration: +------------+ +------------+ +------------+ | outpost |----------------| kino |----------------| guchuko | ...
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freebsd iso install on KVM - timer freezes

Trying to boot freebsd iso on KVM/libvirt [debian host] Timer shows: 10 sometimes is 9 or even 7. and that's it, count down stops.. Found some information that it's a bug with newest qemu and my ...
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Freebsd: How to change default shell?

The default shell in freebsd is SH and I really can't stand it: autocomplete is very limited, and rehash commands kill me. I feel like a one armed and one legged man... How can I change the shell ...
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How to suppress compilation output when using ports in FreeBSD?

Is it possible to configure the FreeBSD ports system to suppress the compilation output (like brew does in OS X)? The output is mostly useless for me and can be a waste of bandwidth (when working over ...
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understanding disk space on ec2 freebsd instance

So I probably lack some basic fundamental understanding when it comes to unix drives. On amazon-ec2, I just created an instance where I specified the root device to be 30 GB. If I goto volumes I see ...
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Missing link between local IPv6 and SixXS tunnel

I have acquired an IPv6 tunnel from SixXS that I want to use on my local FreeBSD 9.0 box. I have set up the Aiccu tunnel with sixxs-aiccu and rtadvd is already working. As long as I am using the gif0 ...
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nslookup fails inside freebsd jail

I posted on the freebsd forums. I've been trying all night and I've made some progress but still I can't connect to the internet from my freebsd jail. Please just give me a hint here. I get the ...
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Xenserver 6.1 and ZFS file server

I want a paravirtualized ZFS server for Xenserver 6.1 supporting a 6+ TB zpool. The old templates for Xenserver 6.0.2 and FreeBSD 9 don't work. I have been unsuccessful ("Not a Xen-ELF image...") at ...
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Web Server Processes sticking at Sending Reply

I have a web server that has a lot of processes getting stuck at sending reply. This occurs on numerous pages that are created from different CMS systems in use so a single php script issue seems to ...
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FreeBSD = What of Linux Dists [closed]

The main original standard version for general-purposes BSD Unix-like system is FreeBSD which is by default doesn't have installed GUI and can be installed directly in single board computer . I would ...
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What does the FreeBSD kernel message “vnode_pager_putpages: I/O error 5” mean?

Our FreeNAS file server's /var/log/messages and dmesg logs are filling up with: Nov 28 14:50:00 chef kernel: vnode_pager_putpages: I/O error 5 Nov 28 14:50:00 chef kernel: vnode_pager_putpages: ...
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FreeBSD, VirtIO, and Virtualbox

I have no experience with VirtIO drivers, and am trying to figure out if it's possible to use them on this server. The server is a FreeBSD 8.2-RELEASE host and ZFS file system, with a Virtual ...
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Permissions are not taking effect with Kerberised NFSv4 on FreeBSD

I'm currently trying to set up an NFSv4 server on FreeBSD. I have extensive experience with doing this on other Unices (Solaris and Linux), but I'm fairly new to FreeBSD. My goal is to achieve the ...
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How to start netcat in listening mode from another host?

I have a script where I would like to start nc in listening mode on 10.10.10.11, but I would like to do it from 10.10.10.10, where I have this script ssh -n 10.10.10.11 nc -l 8023 | mbuffer -s 128k ...
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Possible to kill command after a timeout if not success?

I would like to use mbuffer to do ZFS replication with, but in order to do that, I have to start it in listening mode on the target host. That I would do from the master host by ssh 10.10.10.11 ...
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Block an IP range with FreeBSD's 'route add'

To block a single IP address I'm using the following: /sbin/route add -host 192.168.0.0 127.0.0.1 Is it possible to block an range of the IP addresses using the route? I have tried the tips found ...
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Router advertisement for ipv6 is advertising link-local adress

I have the following situation: I configured a FreeBSD 9.1 machine as the endpoint of a heartbeat SixXS tunnel on a gif0 interface. It works so far, and I can ping6 via IPv6. I assigned to another ...
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I/O limits in FreeBSD

I am searching for a method to implement per Jail I/O limits in FreeBSD, as linux have from a long time now. During my research I stumbled upon: http://info.iet.unipi.it/~luigi/geom_sched/ My ...
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WebDAV on server exposing ZFS data from another server

Is it even possible to have WebDAV server hosted on one computer and its pulling the "data" (folders and files and all) from another server? Something like so: CentOS Proxy ...
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Why does ifconfig reset the default gateway route?

In FreeBSD, an ifconfig call seems to delete the default gateway route, even when given the same IP-address (e.g. when updating the netmask only). Is it a bug or a feature? As fas as I remember Linux ...
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how can I force puppet to use port collection in freebsd?

I've just tried basic puppet manifest which actually takes around 23 seconds to apply. root@ovh:/root # cat freebsd.pp package { '*./editors/vim': ensure => installed, } after adding --debug ...
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Is it normal that puppet needs 20 seconds to apply simple manifest?

it's FreeBSD 9.1-RELEASE amd64 in here. I installed puppet from ports and my manifest also probably uses ports packages. I'm happy with that. Now here's a simple manifest: root@ovh:/root # cat ...
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Error while installing Postfix 2.9 on Freebsd 8.2 (cyrus-sasl)

Trying to install postfix from ports and get this error: ===> Compressing manual pages for cyrus-sasl-2.1.26_2 ===> Running ldconfig /sbin/ldconfig -m /usr/local/lib ===> Registering ...
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“su” does not work on FreeBSD

Below I sun "su" command on FreeBSD: FreeBSD rand.vstyle.local 9.0-RELEASE FreeBSD 9.0-RELEASE #0 amd64 This is server RAND :) [svn@rand ~]$ su logostudiotest1 /bin/ls Password: /bin/ls: /bin/ls: ...
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Building a router / NAT and need to compare performance of FreeBSD 8 v RHEL 6 [closed]

I am going to be setting up a router and NAT device but I am unable to choose between pfSense 2.x (FreeBSD 8) and RHEL 6. The device will need to forward a medium (2k hosts) sized network where ...
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Why change net.inet.tcp.tcbhashsize in FreeBSD?

In virtually every FreeBSD network tuning document I can find: # /boot/loader.conf net.inet.tcp.tcbhashsize=4096 This is usually paired with some unhelpful statement like "TCP control-block hash ...
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FreeBSD raid issue

One of my machines (FreeBSD) has lost its raid (0/ stripe). If I go [root@torry /usr/home/bclark]# gstripe list Geom name: st0 State: UP Status: Total=3, Online=3 Type: AUTOMATIC Stripesize: 65536 ...
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Migrate FreeBSD jail

I need to create a freebsd jail for web hosting, that will be frequently migrated between hosts. How feasible is it? Can I use domains instead of IPs? can I use wildcard IPs? I need this to ...
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How can I quickly install FreeBSD ports?

I am a Linux system administrator, so my knowledge of the specifics of FreeBSD are very literal, and not very thorough; I've been configuring packages and what not a for a few days now and every one ...
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Use default options when compiling ports

I am compiling a few ports on FreeBSD, however during the compiling process I am often greeted with options for the dependencies of the port. This causes the compiling process to pause until I select ...
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Need to configure multiple default gateways for four seperate physical network ports for a FreeBSD Webserver

I need to configure default gateways for four separate physical network interfaces for a FreeBSD Webserver. Basically, this is a web server that needs to be accessed by multiple WANS. I've been ...
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How can the root password on FreeBSD 9.1 be changed for the system for the purposes of root logins?

I've never encountered this before when using FreeBSD, but I recently got a new BSD VPS, and when I logged in as a wheel user and su to root, I used "passwd" to change the root password, but this only ...
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Bacula backup on Linux, restore on FreeBSD

I'd like to migrate my storage server from Linux (Debian) to FreeBSD. Biggest part of this is restoring backups saved on Linux to tape volumes on the newly installed FreeBSD. Unfortunately I don't ...
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Errror ERROR 1064 (42000) on MySQL import

Been trying to import a WordPress database using the command line on a FreeBSD server: uname -a FreeBSD host.com 8.3-i386-20120831 FreeBSD 8.3-i386-20120831 #0: Fri Aug 31 10:36:09 UTC 2012 ...
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Freebsd local mail, disable mailbox but enable sending from php

and thanks ahead. My systems are FreeBSD 8/9, and i am trying to disable the local mailboxes for all users, but keeping the possibility to send outbound emails using PHP's mail command. My local ...
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freebsd creating a script to check if service is active and start the service if not

Here's the deal: I'm running a freebsd webserver with apache solr on a jetty every now and then ( few times a month ) jetty quits and I have to restart it by typing: service jetty start I'm kinda ...
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postfix logs missing (freebsd)

I'm trying to debug an unfamiliar mail server and I can't find any logs for postfix. In the documentation it says: Postfix logs all failed and successful deliveries to a logfile. The file is usually ...
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Having a ball re-selecting PHP make config settings…FreeBSD

I am installing PHP 5.3 and having accidentally hit enter when selecting options failed to enable a module. After the installation make no longer gives me options but continues with saved options. ...
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Identify which process is responsible for heavy disk i/o under FreeBSD

I wonder how I can monitor which process takes out all my IO bandwith. The only command i know is gstat but it shows cumulative info. Is there any tools i can use to inspect the running processes for ...
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MySQL NDB Cluster on FreeBSD 7.1

Got a problem with a MySQL Cluster, All the nodes connect fine to the ndb management node, however when I try to create a table on one of the nodes it returns this error : mysql> use foo; Database ...
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Getting ;5D when hitting ctrl + arrow key in a Terminal on FreeBSD

On centos I can skip a word by hitting ctrl + arrow (left or right) in a terminal. When I ssh into a FreeBSD box and I try the same pattern I get: $ tail -f 20120412.log;5D;5D;5D (each try = ;5D) ...
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FreeBSD high load loopback interface

I have a problem with a FreeBSD server. There is a FreeBSD 9.0 amd64, two network cards em1 (internet), em0 (local network) configured firewall ipfw, natd, squid (not transparent), the server acts as ...
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Can not establish connection after adding the IP Failover

I've bought an dedicated server some days ago, and now its time to setup some more IP failovers to handle my services, unfortunately, it seems like I can not access certain ports anymore if I'm using ...
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Is FreeBSD more suitable than CentOS for firing 40k concurrent connections (for Jmeter)?

I am trying to run Jmeter to simulate 40k concurrent users and stress test a particular system. Putting aside the possibility that Jmeter may not be able to push such a high number (although I have ...