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Questions tagged [illumos]

Illumos is a community fork of OpenSolaris.

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Is it possible to find boundaries of a Solaris2 partition after MBR corruption?

I had disk with 4 primary partition on it with MBR (/dev/sda): - the first had a NTFS filesystem, with data (/dev/sda1); - the second was a Solaris2 partition, with openindiana (/dev/sda2 on GNU/Linux ...
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Problem in running vlc in Openindiana

3 days ago I upgraded vlc in Openindiana hipster 2018.04 . The problem is that vlc will open but cannot play anything. I thought that it is due to ffmpeg package So, I removed my ffmpeg by pkg://...
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How to improve rsync execution time on OmniOS (illumos-based)?

I am testing illumos in some of its variants, currently OmniOS. As I was benchmarking io-bound processes, I saw that rsync was significantly slower in respect to my reference, FreeBSD 12-CURRENT. ...
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How to force OmniOS (illumos) “format” properly recognize disk geometry?

I have a FreeBSD-initialised 8-disk vdev, all 10TB WD RED, now on a server with OmniOS r151026, connected via LSI 3008 HBA. At POST, the card shows all disks with right geometry (I can post picture ...
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Tribblix: cannot start xfce

I installed the illumos (opensolaris) distro Tribblix and can't start Xfce. I tried both with a display manager, slim (I know it's old, but it's the only one they offer), and from the console. The ...
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Limit to how many lofs devices I can set up with lofiadm?

In the Illumos kernel based SmartOS: Is there a limit to how many block devices I can configure with lofiadm? /dev/lofi/2 through /dev/lofi/10 went very fast, but /dev/lofi/11 took a while. I am ...
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OpenIndiana Hipster boot problems

I installed OpenIndiana Hipster on a separate GPT partition alongside other Unixes following this guide from the openindiana wiki. After I finished, I tried to boot into the fresh installation but it ...
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Why “cfgadm” does not show “med-changer” device of SAS attached tape-library?

Trying to set up a tape library NEOs StorageLoader LTO7 and also old PowerVault 124T I am facing following problem and cannot find any helpful answer. Using either Openindiana 151a8, Openindiana ...
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Omnios having problems using Zone with ZFS NFS dataset

I am experimenting with Omnios trying to attempt creating a shared zfs dataset using zfs inbuilt nfs inside a zone but every time I attempt to do so I get the following message zfs create -o ...
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Inheriting group write permission, but not execute for files, on OmniOS (Illumos) using ZFS ACL

We operate with umask 027 most of the time. For certain directories, where multiple users are involved, I found a cool way to emulate umask 002 using ACL inheritance. Here's the command I'm using. ...
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Build my own firewall, in Java or other high-level language?

I posted a question on ServerFault about a specialized Firewall setup, but as an avid software developer I am also considering rolling my own. I am only interested in using a high-level language, ...
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kstat difference between bytes and bytes64

I recently started to play with kstat and I would like two write a simple script to graph the network usage of all my zones. After some research I found everything needed under link:0:::. I am ...
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Can all OSS for Linux be built to run on an Illumos based OS like OpenIndiana?

I like trying different OSs, but I have yet to try a Illumos-based OS. Can I run all or most Linux Software, just by building from source?
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How to troubleshoot disk controller on Illumos based systems?

I am using OmniOS which is based off of Illumos. I have a ZFS pool of two SSD's that are mirrored; the pool, known as data is reporting its %b as 100; below is iostat -xn: r/s w/s kr/s kw/s ...
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What are pros to use OmniOS than SmartOS or OpenIndiana?

I could not find good comparison between OmniOS and SmartOS (or OpenIndiana). So what are pros to use OmniOS than SmartOS? (As some people are nitpickers I had to make the question like this. But I ...
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How to source correct startup scripts on interactive, non-login shell

I'm trying to set up a sane/usable environment in a barebones OpenSolaris-derivative (OmniOS, a distribution of Illumos/OpenIndiana). I have all the plumbing code I need in .profile, .inputrc, and ....