Booting FreeBSD from USB

I have (again) changed disk layout on my NAS. I have got a PATA SSD on which I need to install and boot FreeBSD. I hope this can save me som electicity (the non SSD can spin down). And of course it will give me some speed. First get the newest boot image for USB sticks:  FreeBSD-9.1-RELEASE-amd64-memstick.img Write it to the USB stick (mounted in the FreeBSD box: [jesper@tranquil ~]$ sudo dd if=FreeBSD-9.1-RELEASE-amd64-memstick.img of=/dev/da0 bs=64k 11732+1 records in 11732+1 records

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Installing pygame on my Mac

I have a MacBook Air running Mountain Lion (10.9). I also have a RaspberryPi that I want to use as a digital picture frame (along with a monitor – of course). My choice of digital picture frame software is – home brew pygame – running from the console on the RaspberryPi. On the RPi I get pygame with a rasbian image. On the Mac I have to install it by myself. I found a fine guide on pygame.org. Here is

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Remember the permissions for .ssh

I had a weid experience. All of a sudden I wasn’t able to login on my NAS with ssh. I use PKI (RSA) for login and have disabled pure password login. A ssh -v revealed: debug1: Authentications that can continue: publickey 3 times. First I thought that the keys didn’t match – that was not it (I generated a new pair and installed them – same result). Then I remembered that sshd is really picky with the permissions on the

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