1. K

    Installs but isn't a terminal

    I've installed FreeBSD-10.2-RELEASE-amd64-dvd1.iso about 15 times now. The checksum on the iso is good. The first time was encouraging until it quit letting me in. On the third day (that would be six or seven restarts after halt -p shut downs. It quit being a terminal. Upon startup the...
  2. UncleBAZINGA

    Solved Kernel panic vesa module not found (for boot splash)

    Hello there, I'm running 10.2-RELEASE with GENERIC kernel. I'm trying to use a boot splash screen and did the implementation right according to the FreeBSD handbook and the few threads here in the board including the correct file format via GIMP. When I boot with boot splash configured it...
  3. Kalero

    Solved Difference between /boot/loader.conf and /etc/rc.conf

    Hi! Maybe this is a stupid thread, but I think all stupid questions in this forum may help some people looking at Google :rolleyes: The question is: what is the difference between /boot/loader.conf and /etc/rc.conf?, that is, for example, to have linux_load="YES" in /boot/loader.conf or to have...
  4. Jacopo Gagnarli

    Unable to install FreeBSD 10.2 USB won't boot

    Hi all, this is my first experience in the BSD world, I want to install FreeBSD 10.2 on this old machine: HP Compaq dc5850 AMD Athlon(tm) Dual Core 4450B @ 2300Mhz 5gb DDR2 RAM 250gb Seagate HDD NVIDIA Quadro FX 1500 256MB I downloaded FreeBSD-10.2-RELEASE-amd64-memstick.img and wrote it to...
  5. l33tname

    Bootstrap booting from a root on ZFS

    I have a PCI SSD which is not recognized by my BIOS. This means I can't select it as boot device. But since FreeBSD has no problem to use this disk I can install FreeBSD on it. So my idea was to have just boot from a USB stick and load then my root on ZFS. Is this possible? Is there any...
  6. J

    New motherboard and processor, kernel load very slow

    Hi, Until two days ago my bootup times were blazing fast, maybe 2 or 3 seconds between the BIOS screen and the base system starts loading. Then I upgraded the computer (skylake processor and a new z170 asus motherboard) and the kernel load started to do funny things. It now spends like 20...
  7. FKEinternet

    Solved Load the zfs kernel module instead of using gnop devices during install?

    I'd like to set up FreeBSD 10.2 to boot from ZFS, so I read the wiki page at My only point of confusion is the note in step 7 that says "FreeBSD 10.1 or later: Load the ZFS kernel module and set the minimum ashift value with sysctl...
  8. Daniel Tinivella Guzman

    Solved gptboot: No /boot/loader

    Hi guys, I attempted to change /boot/defaults/loader.conf and it doesn't work. I searched on Google and I found solutions. The kernel boot process doesn't work. If this ever happened to you, please help. Thank you very much to all, Daniel.