Jun 212020

Every time I go to create a new iocage jail, I cannot remember out the command. Here we go, for next time: iocage create -n devgit-ingress01 –thickjail host_hostname=devgit-ingress01.int.unixathome.org ip4_addr= –release 12.1-RELEASE iocage create -n devgit-nginx01 –thickjail host_hostname=devgit-nginx01.int.unixathome.org ip4_addr= –release 12.1-RELEASE

Jun 122020

Every time I go to burn a new image to a thumbdrive I have to remember how. This post aims to fix that so I can just look it up. Case in point: mfsBSD I have downloaded mfsbsd-12.1-RELEASE-amd64.img from https://mfsbsd.vx.sk/files/images/12/amd64/ From the same URL I’ve looked in mfsbsd-12.1-RELEASE-amd64.img.sums.txt and grabbed the md5 hash. I verified […]

Apr 292020

I’m in the final stages of the FreshPorts packages project. One of the last tasks is clearing the packages cache from disk when new package information is loaded into the database. See also: Clearing the packages cache Several of the configuration items have been learned from putting my poudriere instance into a jail. In this […]

Apr 292020

Last night the MySQL server instance in my dbclone jail stopped working. This is the jail into which copies of all my databases eventually go for test restores and backups. This morning I tried started it: [dan@dbclone:~] $ sudo service mysql-server start /usr/local/etc/rc.d/mysql-server: WARNING: failed precmd routine for mysql My initial search suggested removing /var/db/mysql […]

Apr 242020

Last night I was working on a PostgreSQL function which would take a bunch of rows from one table and update rows in another table. This is part of the FreshPorts packages project. When I ran it from the command line, it worked as expected. When I ran it from within a script, the DELETE […]

Apr 082020

If you have a blog, or anything online, I’m sure you have received an email saying: Hey, great article, would you mind linking to my website please? A few days later: hey! did you get my email? Then later still: I know you’re busy…. The one I received today was at first annoying but then […]

Apr 042020

This is just a placeholder for me to find this later. I was cleaning up some old snapshots. I’m not sure I should have removed those snapshots and I’m saving this here for next time I use bectl. [dan@slocum:~] $ grep -v autosnap ~/tmp/snapshots/snapshots zroot/bootenv/default@2020-01-11-18:16:51 zroot/bootenv/default/tmp@2020-01-11-18:16:51 zroot/bootenv/default/usr@2020-01-11-18:16:51 zroot/bootenv/default/usr/local@2020-01-11-18:16:51 zroot/bootenv/default/usr/obj@2020-01-11-18:16:51 zroot/bootenv/default/usr/src@2020-01-11-18:16:51 zroot/bootenv/default/var@2020-01-11-18:16:51 zroot/bootenv/default/var/audit@2020-01-11-18:16:51 zroot/bootenv/default/var/empty@2020-01-11-18:16:51 zroot/bootenv/default/var/log@2020-01-11-18:16:51 zroot/bootenv/default/var/tmp@2020-01-11-18:16:51 […]