What I'm considering doing is using a generic two port M.2 drive (SATA and NVMe) as my root and swap device. Two of my systems on the network I'm constructing do not suport UEFI (HP Microserver G7 N54L). The M.2 SATA SSD is going to be connected to the internal systemboard SATA port.
I have a box with FreeBSD 11.1-STABLE r326098 amd64. It have a ZFS root on GELI encrypted providers:
scan: none requested
NAME STATE READ WRITE CKSUM
bootpool ONLINE 0 0 0...
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...
"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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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,