Netbsd

My Virtual LAN using NetBSD/xen

       681 words, 4 minutes

Virtualization allows running several OSes in the same time on the same hardware server. Xen is a (free) virtualization technology that allows modified¬†OS (Xen-aware) to run as virtual machines. Each virtual machines (AKA domU) has it’s own ressources and don’t overlap with others. With a CPU that provides hardware virtualization (VMX), one can also run “native”¬†OS like Microsoft Windows, FreeBSD or OpenSolaris. Here’s how I installed and configured my Xen environment.

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CommuniGate Pro on NetBSD

       371 words, 2 minutes

Those are quick notes on how to run the CommuniGate Systems (Community Edition) on a NetBSD/xen domU.

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Xen is back!

       131 words, 1 minutes

After a few month of VMware ESXi testings, the whole LAN is back to NetBSD/xen!

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Activate wm(4) on NetBSD under ESXi

       92 words, 1 minutes

A VMware ESXi virtual machine running NetBSD gets a network card in compatibility mode:

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Automatically launch wpa_cli on ttyE1

       90 words, 1 minutes

On my NetBSD system, the WPA connection seems to fail when wpa_cli is not running. So here’s how to start it automatically (and hiddenly) on the console.

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