1. First_Law_of_Unix

    FreeBSD USB installer not able to boot on Supermicro X8DT3

    Hello, I have a Supermicro X8DT3 server. I'm having issues to get a FreeBSD USB installer to boot on it. I basically downloaded the ISO: FreeBSD-13.2-RELEASE-amd64-dvd1.iso Then burned it to a SSD drive and then attached it to an external USB 3.0 hard drive enclosure. I used "Balena Etcher" on...
  2. BosephusKingfish

    gmirror With GPT on boot volume

    I'm installing a new 13.2-RELEASE system with dual M.2 Samsung EVO 990 PRO 1TB SSDs. I'm attempting to make the second SSD a gmirror array, but it fails with: gmirror: Can't store metadata on /dev/nvd0: Operation not permitted. In my extensive searches, this appears to be that both GPT and...
  3. Gridsah

    How to wake FreeBSD 13.2 on usb console cable? (UPS and NUT are used)

    I have a HPE microserver Gen10 server running FreeBSD13.2 and a APC bk650M2 ch UPS which offers a rj45 to usb cable to connect to my Gen10. NUT 2.8.0 installed by pkg running on Gen10 works well: - system poweroff works well when power is outage and battery.charge is lower than...
  4. LibreQuest

    Solved ZROOT failure

    Looking for help with ZFS. I am booted into a live FreeBSD 13.2 trying to fix my zroot. Zpool import returns ZFS filesystem version: 5 ZFS storage pool version: feature support (5000) pool: zroot id: 8141163279847660127 state: online Status: some supported features are not enabled on the pool...
  5. Spity

    UFS Boot Two freebsd

    I have two installations of freebsd 13.2 on two different disks. Both with MBR & UFS disk 1: win10/freebsd without bootloader (freebsd) disk 2: freebsd with bootloader How could I make disk 2 that has the bootloader, find muy others disk installations and boot from?
  6. O

    Problem booting NanoBSD from USB flash drive

    Hello, For years, since FreeBSD 10.x, I have been booting my router with a custom built nanobsd image, from a USB Flash drive. It has worked fine with a motherboard having an Intel Atom N270 CPU, then until now, with another motherboard having an Intel Atom N2800 CPU. My nanobsd image is based...
  7. BobSlacker

    Warnings and Errors on boot time

    So, I was looking my dmesg -a output and some warning are bugging me: dmesg -a output: ---<<BOOT>>--- Copyright (c) 1992-2021 The FreeBSD Project. Copyright (c) 1979, 1980, 1983, 1986, 1988, 1989, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved...
  8. K

    FreeBSD on ZFS without Boot and Swap.

    Hi! First of all, I am complete newbie in FreeBSD. I would like to install FreeBSD on ZFS. Modern installer have everything to install FreeBSD on ZFS without any problems, but I have a one "Ideafix", if you know what I mean. I want to remove Boot and Swap partitions from ZFS pool(RAIDZ1) and...
  9. R

    ZFS Is it possible to start a machine with geli password and a keyfile, located on a usb and geli boots from the local disks

    Hi, On this forum and on internet many things are found about GELI. What I was looking for is: - That GELI boots from the local disks on the machine - It works with a passphrase and a keyfile. - The keyfile is located on a USB I have the impression this setup is not possible, but I want to...
  10. A

    bxe0 and bxe1 to eth0 and eth1 respectively

    I have a freebsd which has the network interfaces as follows. bxe0, bxe1, igd0 and igd1 I want to move them to names like eth0, eth1 and so on. I know that I can do it in the /etc/rc.conf ifconfig_igb0_name=eth0 but during the boot time the network interfaces are still bxe0, bxe1 etc. Is...
  11. G

    FreeBSD does not boot after installing on external hdd

    I trying install FreeBSD to external HDD from memstick. OS successfully installed, but when I tried to boot absolutely nothing happens. Something like computer tries to find another disk to boot system. In process of installing I choosed Auto(UFS) partition and MBR partition scheme. Nothing...
  12. S

    Installing Freebsd 13.1 fails right after booting

    Machine: 1. motherboard: asus tuf gaming z490-plus(wifi) 2. cpu: i7-10700K 3. ram: 32gb ddr4 4. no dedicated GPU What I've tried? I've put on my pendrive (sandisk) with installed Ventoy, these files: - FreeBSD-13.0-RELEASE-amd64-disc1.iso - FreeBSD-13.0-RELEASE-amd64-memstick.img -...
  13. gpw928

    Other Backblaze Drive Stats for SSD Boot Disks

    Backblaze 2022 Drive Stats Mid-year Review, SSD Edition, suggests that SSDs are more reliable as boot disks than traditional disks.
  14. First_Law_of_Unix

    Installing "compat/Linux" delays FreeBSD boot by 3 mins.

    Hello, I wanted to use Chrome on FreeBSD and I had to install compat linux on FreeBSD 13.1 (Needed chrome since google syncing to chromium is now not supported from google) After installing compat Linux, rebooting now delays 3 mins. I took a screen shot of the booting texts, shows it has...
  15. byrnejb

    qemu Linux vm with virt-manager, problems with install/post install.

    I created a vm for 'rocky linux' using virt-manager. A virtual console was presented and the install was completed normally. When I rebooted from the console the machine evidently restarted and is currently running. However, I cannot get a console window to open. The virt-manager display...
  16. Sivan!

    not much of a boot delay, but too many entries in dmesg

    drm loads nine different firmware images, there is a struggle setting up the amplifier ? and multiple entries starting with 'pcm' The output of dmesg looks ugly, what might have gone wrong with the settings? My speakers are not connected at the moment, I modified config files while trying...
  17. zc4r

    How to start tshark on ttyv1 and ttyv2 on boot

    I'm trying to get tshark to load before login on my FreeBSD 13.1 server. Preferably I would want ttyv0 to act as the server system notifications, ttyv1 should run on boot: tshark -i re0 -t ud -P -V -u hms -b interval:86400 -w /tmp/tshark_re0_PV.pcap and ttyv2 should run on boot: tshark -i re0 -P...
  18. dave

    Solved freebsd-update to 13.1-RELEASE Fails to Boot

    I was using freebsd-update to upgrade a box to 13.1-RELEASE. Here is the command I used to start the process... freebsd-update upgrade -r 13.1-RELEASE I followed the usual process and when prompted to reboot the first time, rebooted. Now I get this... | \ ______ ____ _____...
  19. S

    Solved ZFS - Mount second drive in fstab - no such file or directory.

    I am trying to install FreeBSD on ZFS. I did this with an manual ZFS installation by changing the freebsd-ufs to freebsd-zfs. I have two disks. The capacity does not matter. One is for the root partition, the other is for /home. On boot, it throws up a console that cannot find the disk or...
  20. G

    System doesn't boot in multi user mode

    After an incorrect shutdown of the computer, the system enters single-user mode at startup.