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by tigersharke
Sat Mar 21, 2020 11:52 pm
Forum: General
Topic: [Off Topic] folding@home team for Corona Virus effort!
Replies: 0
Views: 6908

[Off Topic] folding@home team for Corona Virus effort!

Join the FreeBSD team! Linux-Folding@Home Port is an easy install on FreeBSD, but if you get the error " FATAL: kernel too old " you will need to adjust a sysctl value: compat.linux.osrelease=2.6.32 which can be done by root for the present session, as sysctl compat.linux.osrelease=2.6.32 or permane...
by tigersharke
Fri Mar 20, 2020 10:58 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Boot options?
Replies: 3
Views: 10604

Re: Boot options?

Since I now have a newer Graphics card, and can use the newer AMD driver, I set as mentioned for NomadBSD. I too do not get anything but a lot of garbled colored blocks scrolling across my screen. The solution is to install and configure a login manager such as SLiM , pcdm , or similar. The login ma...
by tigersharke
Tue Feb 11, 2020 10:47 am
Forum: General
Topic: Logging in to the desktop as root
Replies: 1
Views: 9315

Re: Logging in to the desktop as root

I suspect that as is quite common, X windows (desktop in whatever window manager) is denied access by root directly. I do not know why people insist that they be able to run X as root, I believe there is a way to enable such discouraged access, HOWEVER, I would recommend avoiding it. Instead, assumi...
by tigersharke
Tue Feb 11, 2020 10:28 am
Forum: General
Topic: Boot options?
Replies: 3
Views: 10604

Re: Boot options?

I would get a similar FreeBSD version on a usbstick, boot with this "live" from just the usbstick, then mount the drive(s) to make your modification to the appropriate file. I believe this is accomplished by editing /boot/loader.conf to include hw.syscons.disable=1 (I saw this in a forum post elsewh...
by tigersharke
Thu Dec 19, 2019 2:39 am
Forum: Suggestions
Topic: Spam(mer) prevention
Replies: 4
Views: 4601

Spam(mer) prevention

I am sure this is something that has not been overlooked but it may not yet be setup to the fullest extent or optimized. The more popular this forum gets, the more likely it will become a magnet for spammers. The iXSystems community forums denies as many as 10 likely spammers each weekday and remove...