Day: March 23, 2008

General

Google’s Freedom System

Pleasing Google’s Tech-Savvy Staff Information Officer Finds Security in Gadget Freedom of Choice By VAUHINI VARA March 18, 2008; Page B6 http://online. wsj.com/article/ SB12057896145004 3169.html How do you run the information- technology department at a company whose employees are considered among the world’s most tech-savvy? Douglas Merrill, Google Inc.’s chief information officer, is charged with […]

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Install FreeBSD 7.0 on BENQ Laptop

Hardware specification: BENQ Joybook 2000 1.5 Ghz; RAM 512 MB First of all, download .iso file from http://freebsd.org. There are 3 files to download: disk1 disk2 disk3 Burn all .iso files into CD, and then start installation using disk1. Step by step installation can be read on FreeBSD website. After finished with sysintall, we do […]

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BSD
General
Open Source
Tutorial

Mount .iso File on FreeBSD

Create folder if it doesn’t exist: # mkdir /mnt/cdrom Create memory disk device: # mdconfig -a -t vnode -f file.iso -u 0 There will be /dev/md0 device. Mount device md0: # mount -t cd9660 /dev/md0 /mnt/cdrom Finish. To unmount: # umount /mnt/cdrom # mdconfig -d -u 0

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