1. RustLang

    FreeBSD Doesn't Boot After-Installation

    Hi, I installed FreeBSD with manual partitioning (Because I am multibooting [OpenBSD,Linux Mint]). I setted them like this: ada0p1 (EFI partiton) (automatically selected as EFI Partition and mountpoint is also automatically set to /boot/efi) ada0p6 (FreeBSD partition. Uses UFS) ada0p5 (FreeBSD...
  2. rwv37

    Replace a drive having a partition in a ZFS pool - how do I deal with the REST of the drive?

    I have a 13.2-RELEASE-p4 machine with four hard drives. They are all partitioned just like this one: # gpart show ada0 => 40 35156656048 ada0 GPT (16T) 40 532480 1 efi (260M) 532520 2008 - free - (1.0M) 534528 33554432 2...
  3. 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...
  4. C

    Installation succeeds but not bootloader

    I have a machine which previously dual-booted Windows 10 and GhostBSD, using rEFInd (which was installed by the GhostBSD installer). I'm trying to wipe the machine and install a fresh copy of FreeBSD 13.1 as the only OS on the machine. (I used GhostBSD to figure out some hardware stuff and...
  5. M

    Triple booting as UEFI with FreeBSD, Debian and Windows 10

    How can I do that? Anyone know? I use my disk as GPT. Windows 10, Debian 11 (GRUB) already exists as dual-boot, but I want to install FreeBSD next to it. How will I do? Thanks.
  6. Abraham79

    Solved loader.efi in EFI is not able to boot FreeBSD 13.0

    I have upgraded from 12.2 to 13.0 and rEFInd detects FreeBSD/boot1.efi in ESP partition and can boot into FreeBSD. However, when I tried with copying /boot/loader.efi into the ESP partition FreeBSD folder, it is not booting. It is showing below error. Note that ESP partition is in SSD and...
  7. jcmichot

    FreeBSD 13 UEFI boot not realy redundant ?

    In reference of https://reviews.freebsd.org/D28897 I do not understand this comment: "For redundant ZFS-root systems, space is reserved for an ESP on all root-pool disks, but only one is initialized and mounted" For example in simple case with 2 disk in mirror, only the first can boot, if the...
  8. ziomario

    bhyve How to boot Debian in EFI mode using bhyve...

    Hello to everyone. I hope to make happy someone,explaining how to boot Debian using the EFI bootloader and Bhyve. There is an extra configuration to do,otherwise it will not boot at all. First of all,I'm using vm-bhyve and this conf. file : loader="uefi" cpu=8 memory=8GB...
  9. schojo

    ZFS i/o error - all block copies unavailable after freebsd-update

    Hi all, i just did a freebsd-update fetch, freebsd-update install and reboot from 13.0-RELEASE to 13.0-RELEASE-p2 and get greeted with this: Just yesterday everything was fine, zpool status had all four hard disks ONLINE... what can i do? :/
  10. neostanniy

    Solved EFI fault on boot for no obvious reasons

    Hello everyone. I have installed the FreeBSD with a lot of help of the community, but ran into another serious issue after installing and adding nvidia modules into kernel + modifying my /etc/rc.conf and /boot/loader.conf to launch gnome3 by default exactly as it was said. And now I am having...
  11. C

    Unattended install on FreeBSD13 with zfs/efi

    Hi, I'm trying to upgrade my set of FreeBSD12 machines to FreeBSD13. Since I use them for automatically configured jails, the host machines are basically 'reinstall to upgrade' devices on ESX. My existing installerconfig setup doesn't work: it installs but doesn't boot. I did a manual install...
  12. Incnis Mrsi

    vt/efifb drops video signal – how to restore?

    Hello. My “FreeBSD 12.1-RELEASE r354233” box sometimes shuts down its output VGA signal after I disconnect (physically) a monitor from the cable. Everything else works: keyboard, X server, even virtual console switching succeeds (as indicated with vidcontrol -i active </dev/ttyv1) and may be...
  13. Abraham79

    Manual partitioning for installing on SSD with pre-existing Linux OS. Is this steps correct?

    Hi, I am planning to do a bare-metal installation of FreeBSD 12.1 on a intel 330 SSD which already contain Devuan 3.0 Linux on UEFI-GPT system. I'm planning to install Gnome 3. I tried running the installer and manual mode in bsdinstall seems to me, confusing. It is asking for entire disk or...
  14. A

    General instruction for installing FreeBSD and not breaking existing gpt UEFI partitions; want to boot FreeBSD with grub

    I am trying to install FreeBSD to the same HDD to which my Linux and Windows are installed; so it may be called triple-boot. I am using EFI-compatible firmware and a version of grub that on startup offers me to load one of the 2 systems that I have installed; now I want to install FreeBSD as the...
  15. rbbtnspc

    Distorted image in console after enabling amdgpu

    Hi! After installing graphics/drm-kmod and enabling AMDGPU as per Wiki (with EFI workaround), the image in console looks distorted: The issue happens on 12.1-RELEASE, 12-STABLE and 13-CURRENT with Radeon RX570. Also, I've tried graphics/drm-current-kmod and graphics/drm-devel-kmod as well...
  16. aragats

    Two FreeBSD installations and EFI

    Goofy question: How to add an EFI entry for a second FreeBSD installation? I have two FreeBSD installation on the same disk partitioned this way: 1. EFI 2. FreeBSD 12.1 3. FreeBSD 13.0
  17. userxbw

    Solved fresh install v12 along with Linux on GPT Not working

    As it stands I have HP g2 laptop, I've already had this OS installed on it on second hdd letting it take the entire disk. Now I want to incorporate Linux and make everything efi as this IOS burned to a usb stick turns out it is EFI. Testing stage I am in. I have a 500GB sdd, I partition it out...
  18. aragats

    U-boot, EFI and device tree

    FreeBSD 12 for ARM comes with EFI/BOOT/bootarm.efi on FAT partition. It works fine with the main line u-boot, which is great. However, it's very critical to FDT (.dtb*) files, if doesn't like it, it gets stuck atKernel entry at 0x... .... relocation_offset 0We have device tree sources (.dts...
  19. tangles

    Solved booting MacPro1,1 with 32bit EFI (not BIOS/Legacy)

    Hello, I'm wondering if anyone is able to offer some suggestions: Hardware: MacPro 2006 (has 32bit EFI) 32GB RAM 2 x QuadCore Xeon 64bit CPUs (have been upgraded) 6 x SATA ports 2 x PATA ports Anytime the Mac boots using Legacy BIOS and not EFI, only 4 SATA ports are recognised, temperature...
  20. Ekynox360

    Solved Difference freebsd-boot efi partitions

    Hello everyone! 👋 I'm discovering FreeBSD so I'm starting to read some literature about this system. I often see in documents a partition entitled freebsd-boot which weighs 512KB for efi boot. On my virtual machine, I rather see a 200MB efi partition. What's the difference between them and why...