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  1. goshanecr

    Right way to migrate 11.1 r326098 to 11.2 r348355 with zroot on geli

    Good day! I have a box with FreeBSD 11.1-STABLE r326098 amd64. It have a ZFS root on GELI encrypted providers: zpool status pool: bootpool state: ONLINE scan: none requested config: NAME STATE READ WRITE CKSUM bootpool ONLINE 0 0 0...
  2. Nyakov

    EFI Full disc encryption with GELI and key file

    Can someone clarify how to use removable flash drive with encryption key with new full disc encryption process? The new approach is to encrypt /boot altogether with /root filesystem. So, as I understand, initial encryption performed by EFI loader. Is there a way to pass keyfile to EFI loader...
  3. L

    sun/oracle sparc64 T4-1 boot woes

    "getting pretty good at the openboot..." --famous last words. So... I've tried to boot the ISO files burned to cdrom on my sparc64 in several several ways. no dice. (iso's burned from linux w/ brasero & wodim) As far as I can tell, the t4-1 niagara seems to be supported, (or at least not...
  4. V

    Solved Unable to boot from disk

    I've posted earlier about my issues with booting my systems. When system boots up, it shows list of bios drives, and then spinner starts for about two-three seconds, after which it will get stuck. Waited 30 or so minutes without luck, didn't move. When booting from ISO (via IPMI — it's...
  5. M

    Questions about loader.conf

    I found this interesting line in /boot/defaults/loader.conf: acpi_video_load="NO" # Load the ACPI video extension driver What does it do? Anybody has list of how these logos look like? loader_logo="orbbw" # Desired logo: orbbw, orb, fbsdbw, beastiebw, beastie, none...
  6. vermaden

    Move FreeBSD kernel messages (white) to second console

    By default FreeBSD puts kernel messages (white color) on the first console. I know I can disable them with boot_mute in the /boot/loader.conf file, but is there a way to move them to second console instead of disabling them? ... or to redirect them to some file instead of disabling them...
  7. I

    Alternative Boot Loader

    Is there an alternate boot loader? BTX gets going enough to print it's version (1.02) and maintain a blinking cursor but beyond that it doesn't actually do anything. I was searching for a solution and it seems that this was not an issue with the earlier version of BTX. It seems that I would need...
  8. 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...
  9. B

    Solved FreeBSD 11 (fresh install) hangs at boot stage 3

    I'm having some troubles booting FreeBSD. I have experienced similar things before and have subsequently given up on installing BSD. With the stable release of FreeBSD 11, I thought I'd give it another try, but to no avail. I will describe my actions step by step. I grabbed the amd64 memstick...
  10. tobia

    Is there a way to change the keyboard mapping in loader(8)?

    Hello I'm a Dvorak keyboard user and I currently use a blank keyboard. I have set the Dvorak keyboard map in rc.conf, but I haven't found a way to set it in loader.conf Is loader hardcoded to Qwerty US? I ask because I'm having trouble typing the GELI Passphrase and experimenting with boot...
  11. 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. https://yadi.sk/i/VLkkIIlmiiSvu
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