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  1. Joze

    Solved Edit to boot/load.conf resulting in boot loop

    Hi. While looking for a way to change screen resolution, I referred to the handbook but faced problems so went to a thread in here that suggested i typed vesa_load="YES" in /boot/loader.conf then restart. Since the restart, freebsd just keeps rebooting with: module_register_init: MOD_LOAD...
  2. G

    Other Mounting external USB disk during boot on raspberrypi

    I am running FreeBSD 11 on a Raspberrypi B+. I have added an externally powered USB drive and formatted it with ufs from the Raspberrypi itself. The drive is new: I bought it today and I performed a complete surface check before using it. So, after formatting it on the rpi I could mount it. I...
  3. IPTRACE

    Bhyve - trying to mount root

    Sometime I encounter the problem with boot UFS in bhyve VM. When I start or restart the guest I think in my mind it starts but just It doesn't start completely. Connection to the console has no effects due to the "black" screen with no console messages. But when I start bhyve VM with console...
  4. jstln

    Adding TrueOS to FreeBSD Bootloader

    Hi. My machine is a 64bit with GPT partition table and NO UEFI support. I created 50GB partition and gave it to trueos in install. the installation create a zpool and all it wanted on that automatically. Now is there a way to add TrueOS entry to FreeBSD boot loader which is installed on the next...
  5. F

    Solved Adding additional GELI encrypted devices to decrypt at boot time-ZFS on Root without boot partition

    I just performed a FreeBSD 11.0 install using the guided ZFS install option with encryption enabled. After installing, I'd now like to add an additional set of disks to decrypt at boot-time, ideally, using the same process as the root drives. Could anyone point me to the documentation as to...
  6. S

    Black screen just after boot form DVD when installing FreeBSD 11

    Recently I decided to install the FreeBSD OS on my laptop alongside the Windows 7. Now I've got a problem. When I try to boot from DVD, it starts to boot, but after a few seconds my laptop goes on a black screen and it seems that the external DVD ROM is silent. I have waited for several minutes...
  7. Cityscape

    Installer won't create freebsd-boot, no bootable system.

    So I have installed FreeBSD a few times now, and it goes fine except I don't have a bootable system at the end. I get a grub error. I was previously using Linux (but those partitions were deleted to make room for FreeBSD. During the installation I was never able to create a freebsd-boot...
  8. D

    Solved Can't boot on my usb stick

    Hello, I wanted to try out FreeBSD so I downloaded FreeBSD-11.0-RELEASE-i386-mini-memstick.img and wrote it on my 16 GB USB key using 'Win32DiskImager' , all went smooth the img wasn't corrupted. I then tried to boot on my usb stick but the following message appeared gptboot: primary GPT table...
  9. O

    Solved Freebsd 11.0 can't boot after network module install

    Hello, I have a problem with booting my Freebsd 11.0 box with zfs as zroot. The idea behind installation of new drivers for em0 was that I have some problems with it watchdog that is killing my dhcpclient and losing connection to that box: forteca kernel: em0: Watchdog timeout Queue[0]--...
  10. iamfahad

    ZFS RAID MIRROR Boot Error

    I have installed FreeBSD-RELEASE 11.0 with MIRROR (Double Disk). SWAP mirror too. Mounting from zfs:zroot/ROOT/default failed with error 2: unknown file system I can by pass the problem by loading kernels, load /boot/kernel/kernel load /boot/kernel/opensolaris.ko load /boot/kernel/zfs.ko...
  11. O

    Solved Changing ZFS checksum on boot device: bad idea

    Hello, I read several times that changing ZFS checksum to sha512 could improve performances. So, on a FreeBSD 11 computer installed with a ZFS boot device, I did "zfs set checksum=sha512 zroot" and everything seemed fine. Until I rebooted. When I rebooted, I had errors like: ZFS: i/o error -...
  12. amiramix

    Operation not permitted from dd

    I need to update the bootsector after upgrading zfs pool. In 10.3 the command to disable the Operation not permitted error was: sysctl kern.geom.debugflags=0x10 But that doesn't seem to work in 11.0: root@crayon2:~ # sysctl kern.geom.debugflags=0x10 kern.geom.debugflags: 16 -> 16...
  13. ericx

    /boot/entropy and zfs bootpool

    When installing a new FreeBSD 11.0 with zfs root, the installer creates 2 zfs pools and puts the contents of /boot in zfs:bootpool/boot. /boot is a symlink pointing to /bootpool/boot Normal boot process then does not mount bootpool (nice little security extra there) so the /boot symlink points...
  14. Karolson

    FreeBSD-Boot_Problem_Graphic(SOLVED)

    Hello All Fresh guy here (First try BSD, just want some this true UNIX feel), but I got one problem. I got Lenovo Y70. I install FreeBSD from usb, all go nice and smooth ,making a 3 partitions (auto from Bsd installer) swap, boot, and /. I am using Grub 2 to boot BSD , i got grub installed on...
  15. L

    Physical or emulated hardware casing FreeBSD to not boot?

    Hello FreeBSD world, Please pardon my ignorance and anything crass I might have typed out, but I cannot seem to get FreeBSD (11 and 10.3) to boot past the 'Booting...' text from either the ISO or the QCOW2 image file for QEMU/KVM (yes I extracted it first) using QEMU/KVM. I ran checksums on...
  16. A

    Solved hint.agp

    I have an old Thinkpad laptop. In order to boot FreeBSD I need to add a device hints. I tried two of them and both work. Those are: hint.agp.0.disabled=1 hint.agp.1.disabled=1 I have only a vague idea what it does, it seems to affect AGP module in the kernel. I know that there is hint.agp.2...
  17. V

    Solved Openldap fails to start on boot

    Hi! Recently I've upgraded a FreeBSD server from v. 9.3 to v. 11.0 (through 10.3 because it "cowardly" refused to continue). The system was using the old pkg_ so I deinstalled all ports and after the final update I freshly installed all of them. I am using OpenLDAP on this system -...
  18. D

    11 and 10.3 won't boot on my laptop, but 10.1 will

    I've been trying to put FreeBSD on my laptop (Dell XPS15, l502x). Previously, the memory stick worked (10.1 works), but on FreeBSD 10.3 and 11.0 (I haven't tried 10.2), boot fails with an "Operating system not found" message on screen. My laptop uses the traditional BIOS and UEFI I have a...
  19. UltrasonicMadness

    Booting install USB shows jumbled graphics.

    Hello FreeBSD community I am having problems booting from USB after writing the FreeBSD 11.0 image to a USB drive, although I have had the same issue when trying the UEFI-memstick image of FreeBSD 10.3. I used the command from the install guide with the filename changed to reflect the new...
  20. Manuel Solis

    Solved Trying to install FreeBSD 11 on Laptop Samsung NP300V4A

    Dear FreeBSD Support Team: Last year I upgraded the hardware in this Samsung NP300V4A by adding a 500 GB SSD and 12 GB RAM. So I decided to install FreeBSD 10.3, in that try I had problems installing it from the USB due to display errors at the moment of enter option 1 in the splash screen of...
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