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    xen XEN, PVH domU, PVHGRUB supported? + HVM mode ISO file.

    Hello, I'm newbie in FreeBSD and xen. I would like to use FreeBSD (13.1) as PVH dom0 and PVH domUs too. PVH domU in DirectKernel mode works well. Anybody could boot in PVH mode with grub2 inside domU? I ask it because I tried to build PVH Grub2 image (grub-i386-xen_pvh.bin), but I'm not able...
  2. O

    Booting Windows 7 and FreeBSD from 2 separate disks

    Tell me who knows!! How to double-boot Windows 7 and FreeBSD from 2 separate disks. Tried to install FreeBSD 12.1 RELEASE amd64. grub2 in packages and ports no! It was in packages a year ago. Installed a year ago c grub2 everything worked, where grub2, skype disappeared... Can who build grub2...
  3. 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...
  4. T

    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...
  5. U

    Grub error: Image has invalid negative size

    I have a multiboot configuration. I can boot anything without Grub2. But Grub only works with Windows(Veracrypt) and Ubuntu. Initially the current branch was installed, but now I am using the 12.0 RELEASE. When I try to start FreeBSD with Grub, this happens: Booting a command list error: Image...
  6. decuser

    how do I boot freebsd root on zfs from linux's grub

    Hi, This is a crossover question because it involves the grub boot loader from Linux and FreeBSD's kernel. I have successfully booted into FreeBSD from grub, but the process produces an environment that is not 100% consistent (upgrading using freebsd-update has an issue, described below). My...
  7. Farhan Khan

    Solved Grub Failing to boot FreeBSD

    I am dual-booting Linux (Ubuntu 16.04) and FreeBSD on the same laptop. I decided to use Grub2 (explanation below). Since Linux boots, I am doing this from Linux. The kernel appears to boot and scrolls through the kernel messages, but then ends with the following message: Mountroot: waiting for...
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    How To Install GRUB on FreeBSD 10.1

    Hi, I wanted to install GRUB on FreeBSD 10.1. When I try to install using "pkg install grub2/grub", I am getting package not found error. I am new to FreeBSD. Kindly help me out in installing grub on 10.1. Ajay
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    Grub2 Error : No Such Device: Entering Rescue Mode

    Hi, I installed Grub2 by following (Grub2 is taken from But while reboot, "Grub Rescue Mode" is displayed. When I execute "ls" in grub rescue prompt, only...
  10. gregf

    Solved bhyve centos kickstarter

    Hi, I'm wondering how I can install centos using a kickstarter file under bhyve. The way I would normally do it is bake the ks.cfg into the iso file and edit isolinux.cfg adding append initrd=initrd.img inst.stage2=hd:LABEL=CentOS-7 inst.ks=cdrom:/dev/cdrom:/ks.cfg Since bhyve uses grub2...
  11. B

    bhyve centos vm installation "not a correct XFS inode"

    Because of several reasons I must install a centos7 virtual machine on a zfs filesystem on freebsd 11 (It must be centos, there is no other option for that) Furthermore I need to be able to send a ZFS snapshot of the virtual machine to a remote backup system on a regular base. Which means that...