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Question about IPv4 when installing DragonFly latest/5.2.2

Someone told me to take a look at DragonFly BSD recently and I decided to take it for a spin. I downloaded the latest bzip'd ISO from their website and wired that ISO up to a VirtualBox VM. I checked ...
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DragonFly BSD purpose myth: one OS on several physical machines?

Long ago I read/heard something about DragonFlyBSD that one of its purpose is to run one OS on multiple physical machines. Or something like "the outside" can see only one OS, but underneath it runs ...
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Missing /etc/machine-id on FreeBSD/TrueOS/DragonFly BSD et al

Inspired by "FeeBSD KDE. Could not start d-bus. can you call qdbus?": I am using FreeBSD/TrueOS/DragonFly BSD and have some software from Ports that when run complains about a missing /etc/machine-id ...
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How can I boot DragonFly BSD (HAMMER) with GRUB 2 on a MBR disk?

There is a box with one MBR-partitioned disk. It has four primary partitions. On those are: Windows DragonFly BSD (using UFS2) Linux DragonFly BSD (using HAMMER) Chainloading ...
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Migrate UFS drive from FreeNAS to DragonFly BSD

I'm trying to migrate my home server from FreeNAS 8.3 to DragonFly BSD. In order to shuffle my files about I picked up a Seagate 8Tb Archive disk, attached it via eSATA, formatted it as UFS under ...
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Can't vi in single user mode

In DragonflyBSD, I need to edit /etc/rc.conf in single user mode, but # mount -u / # mount -a # vi /etc/rc.conf vi: unknown: unknown terminal type # ee /etc/rc.conf Error opening terminal: ...
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Can I install FreeBSD, OpenBSD, NetBSD and DragonFly on one disc?

Is it possible to install all of FreeBSD, OpenBSD, NetBSD and DragonFly BSD on a single disc? What would be the proper procedure for success, and what are the caveats?