I fixed an ACPI problem with an old motherboard. Here, I document the steps I used to repair it:
Trying FreeBSD 12.0 on an old Pentium 4 machine, with Intel D915GAV motherboard, latest BIOS version. Everything seems to be working OK except that I have an ACPI error report in dmesg on boot...
I'm wondering if it's possible to install FreeBSD 12.0 on a GPT disk but on a server whose firmware is not UEFI. I found this thread that says it's possible. Can you confirm this or even add more details?
I would like to try FreeBSD after I tried out Linux. I have tested FreeBSD earlier on VirtualBox, and it succeeded. I have created my FreeBSD USB using dd as my first attempt on Kali Linux, following the tutorial. I have used FreeBSD-13.0-CURRENT 2019/2/28 memstick.img as my release for testing...
from this list:
and from column "F":
"Board supported by [http://www.flashrom.org flashrom] (Y/N)?"
only the ones which say "Y" ( so that i can flash the BIOS via software using flashrom),
what are the best freebsd friendly boards?
im looking for a "universal" SPI programmer/flasher so that i can replace the BIOS firmware and boot up computer fast with FreeBSD..
which SPI programmer/flasher you recommend? where to buy?
does someone have experience using SPI programmer on Thinkpad X series? it should be used a SPI...
I found this https://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/support/articles/000006903/graphics-drivers.html. It states that in the desktop bios I can disable the integrated intel graphics. Is this tied into the windows os? because I can only get basic bios settings with the delete key. It mentions...
Firstly, I couldn't find an answer for this specific problem, so I apologize when this is a common problem.
Recently I installed FreeBSD again on a new laptop (Thinkpad T470 20HES2SF00). On my desktop, the OS runs without problems with Xorg.
I have chosen FreeBSD 12.0-CURRENT for that, because...
I'm trying to install FreeBSD 11 Release on one of my machines and I noticed that dmesg shows these warnings:
ACPI BIOS Warning (bug): 32/64X length mismatch in FADT/Pm1aEventBlock: 64/32 (20160527/tbfadt-650)
ACPI BIOS Warning (bug): 32/64X length mismatch in FADT/Gpe0Block: 64/32...
I've been using FreeBSD 9 on a fairly old computer based on Intel® DG45FC motherboard, with a Celeron 64bit CPU. After 3 years lying there gathering dust, I've decided to repurpose it and run the latest release.
So far, I've been unsuccessful at booting FreeBSD 10.3/11.0-RELEASE (AMD64)...
Hi, I am running a Dell R710 Poweredge Server with FreeBSD 10.3. Currently I have 48 GB of physical memory in the server. However I am getting the following, and it appears that not all of the memory is showing up correctly. In dmesg I see the following: real memory = 51539607552 (49152...
I've burned the i386 ISO of 10.2 to a USB stick, and I'm attempting to install it on a Dell Vostro 200. When I plug the USB stick into the computer and attempt to boot, the computer simply freezes on the pre-boot screen where it shows the Dell logo and prompts F2 for setup and F12 for Boot Menu...