Migrating from FreeNAS to FreeBSD

Migrating from FreeNAS to FreeBSD

This blog by user Nahraf details his journey of moving from FreeNAS to FreeBSD to better accommodate his use cases. Check out the blog to see his detailed instructions for the zpool transitioning. =>  I love FreeNAS. Its awesome, well built, well-supported. But as...

r/freebsd: Why FreeBSD over Linux?

This lengthy discussion from r/freebsd features users explaining various reasons why they chose FreeBSD over Linux. Here’s some of the popular comments, and you can view the entire thread at the link below. Many, because of the community, which is super...
FreeBSD/EC2 on C5 instances (Colin Percival)

FreeBSD/EC2 on C5 instances (Colin Percival)

FreeBSD Security Officer Emeritus Colin Percival blogs about an issue with running FreeBSD on Amazon’s EC2 “C5” instances. Please see his notice if you are currently running this or plan to do so. See the link below for the full report.  Last week,...

BSDNow.TV Episode 220: Opening ZFS in 2017

In this episode of BSD Now, hosts Allan Jude & Benedict Reuschling discuss the first and long awaited PS4 kernel exploit, recap on OpenZFS Developer Summit 2017 held in San Francisco, talk about DragonflyBSD 5.0, show you how to use vmadm to manage jails, and...
GhostBSD 11.1-RELEASE now available!

GhostBSD 11.1-RELEASE now available!

The developers of GhostBSD have made available version 11.1 RELEASE. This version is packed with MATE and XFCE desktop environments, and 32-bit support has been dropped to allow for focus on the 64-bit architecture. The official GhostBSD software repository is now...