This is mostly a reminder for myself that http://169.254.169.254/latest/meta-data/ on a aws ec2 is really cool because you get get all sort of information with it.
A tiny bit of cfengine
Did you know that you can check what a process is doing by pressing CTRL+T? Has it happened to you before that you were waiting for something to be finished that can take a lot […]
In my previous post I presented how to do live backups of a running FreeBSD server with ZFS snapshot, today I’m doing the follow up: how to increment that snapshot. If you have a big […]
A very nice way to do a live backup of your server/work station is with ZFS snapshots, of course, if you use ZFS. You can send a snapshot to: a file, the local system, via […]
One of my friends shared this link with me today. https://github.com/freebsd/freebsd/blob/master/share/misc/bsd-family-tree The UNIX system family tree: Research and BSD ——————————————— First Edition (V1) | Second Edition (V2) | Third Edition (V3) | Fourth Edition (V4) […]
In case you’re coming from Linux world to FreeBSD first of all: Welcome! You might miss some commands, like free. Here is a very short tutorial for that. fetch https://raw.githubusercontent.com/ocochard/myscripts/master/FreeBSD/freebsd-memory.sh sh freebsd-memory.sh Then of course […]
This made my day, while loop in one line -one liner- under csh printf “while ( 1 ) \n df -m \n echo ‘remaining space’ \n sleep 60 \n end” | csh -f Of course, you could […]
A great article from Greg Lehey about explaining BSD: https://www.freebsd.org/doc/en_US.ISO8859-1/articles/explaining-bsd/index.html
A very special drawing by JRD The original BSD Daemon is copyrighted by Marshall Kirk McKusic. BSD Daemon Copyright 1988 by Marshall Kirk McKusick. All Rights Reserved.