jdrch

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  1. Ah, well that's odd. There may be some closed source kernel modules you can try loading, but I don't know which ones match that NIC specifically. Ask at the places I mentioned earlier.
  2. Are you using Intel, Mellanox, or Chelsio NIC(s)? FreeBSD frequently has trouble with NICs that aren't 1 of those 3. My FreeBSD has a Realtek NIC and the wired connection crashes every now and then.
  3. Fair. The only reason I run FreeBSD is so I can accurately comment on all major OS families (except macOS, which I'm planning to add sometime this year) from firsthand experience. OSes are a hobby of mine. However, I ran into the same frustrations you are with FreeBSD, to the point of making a list of reasons why I might stop running it in the future. As for stability, I also run Debian and in my experience its the most stable useful OS I have on hand (the others being 3 release channels of Windows, Raspberry Pi OS, FreeBSD, OpenIndiana, Ubuntu, and Android.) I emphasize "useful" because
  4. We may just be arguing semantics here, but technically I don't think my implementation is a service in the FreeBSD sense of the word. It's a background process that starts at reboot explicitly from a crontab entry. A true service is managed by FreeBSD init, which quite honestly I've spent years trying to understand - at least for apps like Resilio Sync that are delivered as FreeBSD binaries and not packages - to no avail. The other problem with setting up the binary as a service is - IMO - it makes updating it a much bigger PITA, because now you have to tangle with manually stopping and s
  5. Which part of the guide are you having trouble with? And yeah I can empathize with the troubles getting Resilio to run as a service under FreeBSD, as I've always found init incredibly confusing. Does Step 6) here not do what you want?
  6. Look man, this a discussion forum about Resilio Sync, not a computing seminar. I said what people who want an Apple Silicon build should do. If you want one, do that. Arguing with me about what is and isn't native isn't going have any impact on what Resilio does, so I suggest you direct your effort towards what you want instead of trying to win an internet conversation.
  7. On Ubuntu and Debian systems, if you run a kernel update, autoremove the old kernel, and then reboot the machine, Sync will load a new user profile from scratch (asking to set up, etc.) The only way to avoid this is to shut down the system completely and then boot it up again. This is inconvenient and can be wildly confusing for new users who might not know why Sync doesn't appear to be starting. I wanna say this problem started around Ubuntu 19.x and I've just experienced it on Debian 10 (Buster) for the 1st time today. The new kernel I'm running in Debian is 4.19.0-13-amd64. I sus
  8. Sync individual folders within your home folder separately. That's what I do: my Documents, Downloads, Music, Video, & Pictures folders are synced across all my devices. Because each OS' home folder structure is different, I would not suggest syncing the entire home folder at once or - as you've discovered - you'll wind up syncing stuff you don't want to sync.
  9. See Wikipedia for yourself: AFAIK iOS apps don't need external layer to run on Apple Silicon macOS. I was referring to Rosetta 2 running x86-64 macOS apps on Apple Silicon macOS. I thought that was obvious, my bad. As for the rest of what I said, I run Sync on 11 devices ranging from a lowly Galaxy S5 to a 4C/8T desktop. I haven't noticed Sync run any faster on one than the other. All my changes sync instantly and since I'm always syncing the same folders, the only time a device syncs from scratch nowadays is when I 1st set it up. I've also been able to saturate my gi
  10. Hmmm ... from my experience setting up Windows 10, if you use a Microsoft Account your username will be your 1st name. From there Windows will automatically name your user folder, etc. Windows generally expects your username and user folder name to be the same (so does every other desktop OS, actually), so if they aren't you'll have a nonstandard config and run into trouble. I don't really know how to fix that without reinstallation; try Microsoft Answers, r/Windows10, or r/techsupport.
  11. I've run Sync as a service since the feature was introduced. IMO the biggest advantage of running as a service are that Sync runs once the machine is on, regardless of whether you're logged on. If, like me, you have a bunch of machines you manage, then that means you don't have to manually log on to start Sync. Once the machine boots, Sync is running. Also, for some platforms - e.g. Linux and FreeBSD - the Web UI is the only GUI option available. I don't have any recent comparison of this but sync typically uses 200 to 300 MB RAM on my machines anyway. Since the minimum installed
  12. TL,DR: No, you can't disable the .sync folder's existence as that's where Resilio Sync stores synced folder metadata, but you can prevent Resilio Sync from putting any actual previous or deleted files in it (which is what is causing the problem you're having). You will have to make this change on every synced folder on each peer device you want the change to take effect on. 1st let me explain what the .sync folder does. Besides metadata, it stores previous versions of synced files transparently so they can be recovered in case you accidentally delete or overwrite something. IIRC per the d
  13. The iOS build supports the M1 natively. The entire point of Rosetta 2 is the same as that of WOW back in the day and WOW64 today: to enable unmodified binaries compiled to target a different instruction set to run with no penalty on the host OS. From the M1 reviews I've read, Rosetta 2 handles this perfectly. From a performance perspective, you're not gonna gain a whole lot from a native build anyway because literally the toughest thing Sync does from a CPU perspective is hash files, which even the slowest current gen CPUs handle easily. The limiting factor in Resilio Sync workload performance
  14. AFAIK the only way to know is to connect to the folder and then look at the peers list. If you're worried about downloading everything from DCIM just by connecting, leave the folder in Selective Sync mode after you connect. That's why it's generally a good idea for your synced folders to have unique names. I sync my pics to my PC too, but I do that by using Tasker + Termux to copy my photos into a central, unique Sync folder that's shared among all my devices. Then, on my desktop PC, I import the sync folders from the \Sync folder to my photo library.