installation fbsd via wlan ...step 3 after dd ...some start questions

Polytropon freebsd at
Sun Jan 1 02:22:47 UTC 2017

On Sun, 01 Jan 2017 02:36:28 +0100, swjatoslaw gerus wrote:
> 2.5.2. Setting the Hostname
> --------------------------------------------
> author  hostname
> system ... sony
> must be entried ? i knew that is sony

The host name is the name of your machine (the host), a name
that _you_ define. It can be anything, and it usually is not
visible anywhere, so you can call it as you like; "sony" is
possible, or "laptop", or "test", or "localhost" - whatever
you like. Usually keep it lowercase, do not use special
characters (just a-z, 0-9 if needed).

>   single user  or without hostname wlan

WLAN is not a deal at the current stage of installation.

> would ot work ?

Without a hostname, it won't work. This name is needed for
the system in order to function properly.

> 4.
>  2.5.4. Installing from the Network
> Figure 2.9. Installing from the Network
> Figure 2.10. Choosing a Mirror
> author not related ...memstick 

Correct, you can install from memstick. Additional software
can then be installed via Internet (with wired or wireless

> 5.2.6. Allocating Disk Space
> author  -256  gb  two linux 32 bit 64 bit no any great file
> by  bsd sucess would delete both

Nothing will be deleted. FreeBSD can only install when there
is sufficient _unused_ (unallocated) space on the disk. Make
some free space from Linux, using its graphical partition
editor. Leave that space untouched, do not create anything
there, it's not needed.

> ZFS partitioning, only available in FreeBSD 10 and later, creates an
> optionally encrypted root-on-ZFS system with support for boot
> environments.
> author correct ?

You can choose between a UFS and a ZFS installation. ZFS is
usually preferred on server systems. Both support encryption.

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