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    Installing FreeNAS on a partition

    FreeNAS is great, but one of the pain points is having to boot off USB disks if you don't want to use an entire SSD (or worse NVMe M.2 SSD) as the OS disk when it only needs ~8GB. While looking into converting an existing FreeBSD box to FreeNAS I realized that it's actually quite simple to make...
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    Minimal FreeNAS build for off-site backup

    Hi all, I wanted to share a post about a minimal FreeNAS box that I built a few months ago. It has been working really well for me, although I'm not sure I would recommend this as a production build (see the details below). Some background: I am very experienced with FreeBSD (and computers in...