Archive for 'FreeBSD Misc'

Monitoring FreeBSD installations

I decided to re-partition my x86 laptop hard drive today, which required me to re-install FreeBSD (the disk label changed rather drastically). After I hit “commit” to propogate the changes, I hit “control-alt-F2” and was thrown into virtual terminal #2. This virtual terminal contained the output from the package extractions, and I found it a […]

Fixing FreeBSD /etc/rc.conf typos

I just finished installing gnome 2.12 this afternoon on my FreeBSD 6.0 desktop, and wanted to reboot the system to test out the gdm_enable line I added to /etc/rc.conf. When I rebooted the box, I was greeted with the following error: Loading configuration files. /etc/rc.conf: 20: Syntax error: Unterminated quoted string Ack — it looks […]