Setting up a FreeBSD ZFS-only system

“After loader support for ZFS was imported into FreeBSD around a month ago, I’ve been thinking of installing a ZFS-only system on my laptop. I also decided to try out using the GPT layout instead of using disklabels etc. The first thing I started with was to...

OpenVPN – getting it running

FreeBSD Diary has 2 howtos on setting up OpenVPN on FreeBSD This article is about OpenVPN, a full-featured open source SSL VPN solution. I first started using OpenVPN in December 2006. That is nearly two years ago. I took some notes but I never published anything...

Putting Beastie back in the boot menu (howto)

If you’ve used FreeBSD in the past you’re likely familiar with the mascot, Beastie.  In the past Beastie was part of the boot menu, but recently he was replaced with a simple FREEBSD text image.  To put Beastie back in the menu you can add the following to your...
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