At Last: FreeNAS 0.684b is out

I’ve found two little bugs just before release it, but it’s not very important bug: When pressing Ctrl+Alt+Del, the rc.shutdown script doesn’t work (http://pastebin.ca/417482)The French accent are not correctly displayed: I’ve have the character ‘e in the...

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File permission problem

Dan just found a bug on the 'rev 688' of FreeNAS:Here are some command enter by a simple user (not root, not in the wheel group):> mount/dev/md0 on / (ufs, local)devfs on /dev (devfs, local)/dev/raid5/BigDiskp1 on /mnt/big_share (ufs, local, soft-updates,...

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0.684b is very close

I’ve found the problem with openssh-portable : It seem that openssh-portable haven’t the same default value as the FreeBSD sshd implementation. It needs the line “PasswordAuthentication yes” on the sshd_config file.And I’ve added some messages about umouting...

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Add recovery tools and improve performance under VM

Yesterday I did a big mistake: I’ve upgrade my NAS server with a non-tested release of FreeNAS. And this release had a big bug that prevent me to start it again :-(The process for recovery my system is quite simple:1. Boot from a working FreeNAS CDROM2. Mount the...

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Playing with /dev/speaker

I've started to compile FreeNSD on FreeBSD AMD64 (my QEMU is still compiling the software used on FreeNAS).And I found, for the moment, two problems:===> aaccli depends on executable: aaccli - not found===> aaccli-1.0 you need the 32-bit libraries installed under...

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Limiting UFS File system creation choice

My 4 hours of train today, permit me to work on FreeNAS:Replaced the 4 UFS choices for formatting an hard drive, by only one (EFI GPT with soft updates) and add the possibility to choose the minimum free space reserved (between 8% and 1%).Rename the Software RAID name...

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Guide for Installing FreeBSD with QEMU under Windows XP

We've decide to use only the FreeBSD 6.2-release, and not the lastest FreeBSD code for FreeNAS.Then I re-install a new FreeBSD under my Windows XP laptop and write a little guide with some screen shots for "HOW TO Install FreeBSD with QEMU under Windows XP for...

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Disable openssh-portable

I've disabled the openssh-portable package again because of ssh login failures.The original sshd shipped with FreeBSD6.2 is used instead, but this one has no HPN patch.

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LDAP will not be working for the 0.684b

Here is the actual state of the day about my works.RSYNC bug fixed : I forgot to add the hidden ‘id’ value (corresponding to the entry number) in the web form.FAT32 and EXT2 formatting: I’ve remove the BSD label creation for these filesystem (it was an old bug...

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