1. Kubitz

    eMMC booting (installing to and booting FreeBSD from eMMC)

    Hello everyone, I recently purchased an Acer Aspire One "cloudbook" that has a 64gb Hynix eMMC part as it's internal disk. My goal is to make this a lightweight FreeBSD-only machine for travel and daily mobile computing. When trying an install of 10.1-RELEASE the eMMC device was not found and...
  2. A

    Solved Can't install new packages

    When I run pkg install en-freebsd-doc or try to install any other package I get this: The package management tool is not yet installed on your system. Do you want to fetch and install it now? [y/N]: y Bootstraping pkg from pkg+ please wait...
  3. daBee

    10.2 Install Issues

    Hi folks. I can't seem to get the installer to start from an external DVD. I get the FreeBSD boot menu, then this. Also, I have 2 SSDs in the box I'd like to RAID for mirroring. Is that doable? Any advice appreciated. Cheers
  4. S

    ZFS: i/o error - all block copies unavailable

    Followed this tutorial on my machine with four disk. shows following error File /boot/loader not found
  5. nonTechnical

    Why can't my jail install a port or ftp in?

    Hiya, I've just installed sysutils/ezjail, built my first jail, and can telnet out of it - so the network appears to work. However, I can't install ports - they fail to download via FTP - and FTP connections don't work: # ftp Trying ... ftp: Can't connect...
  6. Tomse

    Solved Change storage driver during install

    I'm still fighting getting those Dell 730 and 630 servers to work with FreeBSD. I'm fighting with problems such as when starting a program like ssh, make or screen I get Illegal instructions (Core Dumped) mfid timeouts (controller) NMI errors (this happens on one server during install) I've...
  7. J

    Install package inside jail vs install package from outside

    Hi, I'm experimenting with jails and I can see two ways of installing packages (using the pkg command). For example, to install vim: either log into the jail and run # pkg install vim or, from the host # pkg -j myjail install vim I can see the benefit of the first way (from inside the...
  8. T

    Solved FreeBSD USB freezing BIOS

    I've burned the i386 ISO of 10.2 to a USB stick, and I'm attempting to install it on a Dell Vostro 200. When I plug the USB stick into the computer and attempt to boot, the computer simply freezes on the pre-boot screen where it shows the Dell logo and prompts F2 for setup and F12 for Boot Menu...