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    Solved Change single-user read only

    I made a mistake in the rc.conf file and rebooted into single user mode and locked out of multi user mode. It looks like I can open a text editor and delete the line that was a mistake but it's read only. How do I change this to write permission?
  2. Argentum

    Solved UEFI boot anomaly after update to 12.2

    Hello! Just recently I updated desktop machine from 12.1 to 12.2. Compiled wold and custom kernel, installed and everything looked good. Then updated the zpool version, which then advised me to update the boot partition. Agree, that updating the boot loader with command gpart bootcode -p...
  3. S

    Slow boot times on Raspberry Pi 3B+

    Hello, I recently installed FreeBSD 12.1-STABLE on a Raspberry Pi 3B+. FreeBSD booted fine from a technical perspective, but took about five minutes to get to a login prompt. I reflashed the SD card with the RELEASE version, and the same thing happened. I noticed it hung up somewhere near...
  4. ClayS

    Solved zfs mount failed with error 5

    Hi all, thanks for your help in advance! After a power failure last night, my BSD server will no longer boot correctly. It is a Dell R710 server with six disks in a raidz2 and a PERC raid controller where each drive is its own mfi device - I know this is not the optimal controller but it is the...
  5. decuser

    Solved Pass -u option to ntpdate on startup

    I've read dozens of ntpdate posts and have not been able to find a working fix for this problem. When I start up my server, ntpdate complains: 29 Jun 13:45:55 ntpdate[515]: no server suitable for synchronization found Like most posters, I am able to manually set the time using ntpdate with the...
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    Booting from usb stick

    Hi everyone. I'm a newbie in the *nix world and in command line, but my question is very simple. I would like to know how I can create an USB stick to boot FreeBSD - I don't mean a stick with an image or an ISO to install that, because the system is installed already, I want to know how to boot...
  7. oshyshko

    Raspberry Pi 4 not booting FreeBSD-12.1 (no HDMI signal or other activity)

    UPDATE 2019-12-16: rpi4 is not supported yet, the behavior described below is not a bug or some kind of anomaly. I am trying to run FreeBSD on Raspberry Pi 4, 4GB version (rpi4). I get no HDMI output or any other life signs during boot. What could be wrong? How to investigate? Here are my...
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    General comments about FBSD-12 with AMD Ryzen 7 and MSI X570 ACE

    It was a profound surprise to me when I found out that MSI (current and past 2-3 generations) motherboards no long support booting from a PCIe HDD. For at least 15 years I have been using various MSI motherboards with many different PCIe controlled hard drives. My last MB, 990XA-GD55, had 2...
  9. B

    Can't boot FreeBSD after successful installation.

    This is a cross post as I haven't got any solution and I'm badly in need of one. I've installed Slackware 14.2 in /dev/sda1 and x86Solaris 10 U6 in /dev/sda3 (sda2 is Linux swap)and boot menu was Solaris grub but, later deleted Solaris partition and installed FreeBSD12 (for i386) on the same...
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    Repairing FreeBSD multiboot w GRUB

    We have a laptop with two SSDs. Originally, there was only one SSD, and it had Ubuntu installed on it. We added a second SSD (500 GB) and installed FreeBSD on 100GB of it. We had a little trouble getting FreeBSD to show up in GRUB, but we finally we got it working by adding some lines to the...
  11. EoflaOE

    Non-system disk on non-UEFI systems when booting from USB

    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...
  12. Morris

    ‘Cannot identify running kernel’ after upgrading to FreeBSD 12

    I have a VM that I use for some testing, playing around and other non-critical stuff. Because it’s not important I tend to be quite reckless with it, updating for the heck of it, not checking UPDATING before I do etc. Now, however, I have run into an issue that is throwing me off a bit...
  13. Rob215x

    Server doesn't boot after upgrading from 10.3 to 11.2

    Hello, I have a server used for web hosting that is located in another state so I only have access via SSH. - I DO have root access. - I am NOT an expert and I only know the basics so please bear with me. - My system has been running great for a few years and I have upgraded FreeBSD...
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    Solved Unable to boot after installing 11.2-RELEASE-p5

    Hi, This morning I've upgraded two servers with latest security updates which this time were 11.2-RELEASE-p5. Upgrades went exactly same way: # freebsd-update fetch # freebsd-update install # reboot After reboot, systems got stuck in following screen: I recently made change to the...
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    Can't install FreeBSD 11.2 (After installation the system won't boot!)

    I tried to install FreeBSD on a PC, which had Windows 10 on it. at first i installed FreeBSD using UFS file system and everything was Ok and it installed, then for some reasons i needed the ZFS file system, but after installing, it said: No bootable device -- insert boot disk and press any key...
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    PC gets stuck on "Core id Shift 1" on boot.

    Good day, everyone. I recently installed FreeBSD 11.2 on my desktop, however I have been having some issues. My system only boots on safe mode. Whenever I boot with verbose mode, I get stuck on the Core id Shift 1. I asked on reddit's FreeBSD subreddit and was told that it is probably a bug in...
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    ZFS /boot/ not being mounted properly on an encrypted zfs root after running mergemaster

    I was upgrading from freebsd-STABLE from source for the first time following the handbook steps, when I got to use # mergemaster -Ui I was told that /boot should be no longer a system link and instead be a directory, not knowing at the time that in a encrypted freebsd installation /boot should...
  18. Harmnot

    Missing boot loader

    I have finished installion but when i boot missing boot loader , this js twice times happened to me when i want to install bsd to my external HDD, Forst time I was tying install from iso file to bootably by dvd , And this is the second was trying install from IMG to my pen drive When i have...
  19. Harmnot

    Can’t Boot after finishing installation

    Hey I have done to install FreeBSD on my external HDD, but I can’t boot and can't find any dual boot on it How can I can dual boot with FreeBSD? My BIOS is legacy, not UEFI. NVidia Optimus, my external HDD is Seagate, I never format that Seagate I saw the disk of BSD on my Seagate but it...
  20. Harmnot

    Finish install but cant boot

    I have finish install bsd but there is no boot option on my computer ? Is there any missing file on ?