Running PostgreSQL in iocage-managed jail on FreeBSD 10.2-RELEASE

August 22, 2015

Got the dreaded could not create shared memory segment error again after upgrading my jail (now managed by iocage, but I had the same issue using ezjail previously) with PostgreSQL to FreeBSD 10.2-RELEASE. Here’s how I fixed it this time:

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Installing LastPass on FreeBSD

March 28, 2015

Chromium: LastPass is available in the store, works fine. Firefox: Version from the store cannot be installed, but this one works. Thanks to poobrain for sharing the link.

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FreeBSD hangs on reboot on DigitalOcean

February 10, 2015

My FreeBSD droplets on DigitalOcean used to hang on the following line when rebooted:

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TypeError: Cannot read property ‘browserify’ of undefined

February 10, 2015

I got this not so helpful error while using Browserify to bundle a web application.

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Toggl command line on Windows

January 25, 2015

How to run toggl-cli on Windows (using Git bash):

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Percona server not starting in jail after upgrading FreeBSD host from 9.2 to 9.3

December 23, 2014

service mysql-server start returned, but service mysql-server status showed that it was not started successfully. The log file /var/db/mysql/mysql-error.log warned that writing a file to /var/db/mysql failed. Checking the permissions on /var/db/mysql showed that existing files in the folder were owned by user mysql and group mysql, but the directory itself was owned by user root and group wheel. After granting user mysql and group mysql ownership of the folder (chown mysql:mysql /var/db/mysql) the […]

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