BSD releases – week 9

Week 9 has been an interesting one for FreeBSD and FBSD based operating systems: FreeBSD 7.0 and pfSense 1.2 were released and there were some minor releases: FreeNAS 0.686.2 and m0n0wall 1.3b10. FreeNAS 0.686.2 Majors changes: Add ability to set a CIFS/SMB share read...
FreeNAS 0.686.1 (stable) released

FreeNAS 0.686.1 (stable) released

Volker Teile from the FreeNAS team has announced today that FreeNAS 0.686.1 stable has been released. The following changes and additions have been made: Majors changes: Upgrade Samba to 3.0.28. Add attributes ‘Guest account’ and ‘Null...
FreeBSD and the Xbox (360)

FreeBSD and the Xbox (360)

In this post I want to have a look at how the Microsoft Xbox (360) can be used in combination with FreeBSD Xbox running FreeBSD Xbox 360 as media streaming device Using FreeNAS with the Xbox 360 1. Xbox running FreeBSD Some of you may be aware that since the middle of...
FreeNAS 0.686.1 (stable) released

FreeNAS Tutorial 3: upgrading FreeNAS

Rob Lagesse has published the 4th follow up in his “FreeNAS Tutorials for Windows Users” series: upgrading FreeNAS Part 1 – Installation Part 2 – Configuration Part 3 – Upgrading FreeNAS Part 4 -Using MS SyncToy with...
FreeBSD in 2007 – a review

FreeBSD in 2007 – a review

2007 is over. It was a very successful year for open source software and another 12 interesting months have passed for FreeBSD. In this post I want to look back at 2007 and see how FreeBSD faired, what happened in “FreeBSD land” and how FreeBSD based...

FreeNAS Tutorials

Rob Lagesse has created two easy FreeNAS tutorials. These howto’s are aimed at Windows users wanting to set up a NAS server but having no or little experience with alternative operating systems. All step-by-step with many screenshots. Part One –...