Monthly Archives: April 2011

FreeBSD: Add new disk/slice with journaling


It’s pretty simple to add a new disk or slice with journaling in FreeBSD. My base slice/partition is ada0s1. The next available slice is ada0s3. Then: gjounal load gjournal label -f /dev/ada0s3 newfs -J -L store /dev/ada0s3.journal I choose ‘store’ to label … Continue reading

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FreeBSD: USB Card Reader detection solved


After compile the FreeBSD Kernel with all stuff as modules in order to suspend/resume task work my integrated thinkpad sd card reader did work no more. So I needed a solution to be able to read my SD cards. I … Continue reading

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FreeBSD: Suspend/Resume fully functional in FreeBSD 8.2 AMD64


My system runs PC-BSD 8.2, with a FreeBSD 8.2 under the hood. One requirement for resume is to have the usb stack compiled as modules. But it’s not sufficient enough, my Thinkpad R60 resumes but usb ports are down, no … Continue reading

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FreeBSD: Install FreeBSD Boot Manager in MBR


In FreeBSD amd64 it’s not possible to install grub from ports. It’s only available for i386. So if your MBR was overwritten by other boot manager and you want to restore the freebsd one type as root in a terminal … Continue reading

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