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To Do


--Gary 03:04, 13 July 2010 (UTC)

Security Patches

6.4-RELEASE to 6.4-RELEASE-p10

  • kingu# freebsd-update fetch
The following files will be updated as part of updating to 6.4-RELEASE-p10:
  • kingu# freebsd-update install
  • kingu# reboot now

--Gary 14:15, 12 July 2010 (UTC)

Upgrade ports

  • kingu# portupgrade -rf libiconv
    • Also updates libgpg-error, p5-Locale-gettext, help2man, popt, gio-fam-backend, bash

--Gary 00:50, 12 July 2010 (UTC)

Install screen

  • Install /usr/ports/sysutils/screen

Upgrade ports

  • kingu# portupgrade -r portaudit
  • kingu# portupgrade -rf python26
    • Also updates glib20, gamin, gio-fam-backend, mc
  • kingu# portupgrade -rf graphics/png
    • Also updates libslang2 and mc
  • kingu# portupgrade -rf m4
    • Also updates autoconf262, automake19, bison, automake110
  • kingu# portupgrade -rf pcre
  • kingu# portupgrade -rf lang/ruby18
    • Also updates ruby-bdb, portupgrade
  • kingu# portupgrade -rf openldap-client
    • Also updates samba3
  • kingu# portupgrade -rf libgcrypt
    • Also updates cups-client
  • kingu# portupgrade -rf gnutls
  • kingu# portupgrade -rf gettext


Version of samba installed is 3.0.37 which is no longer supported (see Samba3_Release_Planning). Should upgrade to the latest version in ports which is 3.4.8. Read /usr/ports/UPDATING before upgrading.


--Gary 25 Sep 2005 (CDT)

Finalize NFSd and exports

Reference: FreeBSD Handbook

  • Create user and group pierce on Kingu
  • Edit /etc/exports file
 /usr/backup        -mapall=pierce:pierce
  • Edit /etc/rc.conf
 # Enable NFSd
  • Restart servers
 kill -HUP `cat /var/run/`
 nfsd -u -t -n 4
 mountd -r