Small ideas and notes that aren’t really worth writing a whole huge post about.
Bargain hardware vs Apple Mac price comparison.
Wouldn’t it be cool if someone did a price comparison of what’s available on Bargain Hardware and the apple mac store? https://www.bargainhardware.co.uk/
Take the Brakes off time capsule backups
Monitoring a FreeBSD machine
- setting up influx DB
- remote graphite server in FreeBSD - https://www.rudimartinsen.com/2018/04/12/monitoring-freenas-with-influxdb-and-grafana/
Make a port!
- make a port for Telegraf and Chronograf to get the ticstack running on FreeBSD!
Installing packages directly on FreeNS
# by accident I enabled the freebsd repos on the freenas server. /usr/local/etc/pkg/repos/local.conf /usr/local/etc/pkg/repos/freenas.conf
Bhyve - Centos EUFI woes.
The only Centos 7 ISO image that works with Bhyve is the ‘Everything’
Bhyve ubuntu MBR
On FreeNAS 11 Update 2 you run into a problem whereby Bhyve looks for the boot image in the wrong place. Well - when I say wrong, it’s just wrong right now given that every distro seems to be different and the UEFI spec is a moving target. So no disrespect to the Bhyve devs.
grub-install --efi-directory=/boot/efi --boot-directory=/boot --removable
Actually, I think this is post worthy. Details:
Format and Mount a USB drive with UFS
dd if=/dev/zero of=/dev/da1 bs=1m count=128
newfs -L usbdisk -O2 -U -m 6 /dev/da0
mount /dev/ufs/usbdisk /mnt
Installing stuff on FreeNAS with ansible
Nice example using the sshjail connection plugin - https://github.com/andsens/freenas-jailconfig