mac mini

  1. imnotaduck

    FreeBSD 14 and MacMini Late 2012 Hardware Support

    Hello everyone, It's been some years that I haven't posted here, although I'm here quite often reading the contents of this forum in a week basis to help solving my issues. Today, I'm not going to post any question but then, some info about the hardware support of the MacMini Late 2012. You...
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    Solved Unable to "bless" FreeBSD 13 boot file on a Mac Mini (Late 2012)

    I want to create a dual boot system on a Mac Mini (late 2012, model A1347, Macmini6,2) with macOS in the internal HDD and FreeBSD 13 on an external HDD. As per the instructions on the "Apple Intel Mac mini support on FreeBSD" wiki I created a bootable FreeBSD installer and successfully...
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    Mac Mini [Powerpc] - Problem installing pkg

    Hello! I installed with success the FreeBSD 12.0-RELEASE on my Apple Mac Mini G4 (A1103), but I am having some issues to installing pkg My network card doesnt work, this way, when I try to install some packages via cd0 using bsdconfig, I get the error below When i try to use the bsdconfig ->...
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    Solved Screen resolution FreeBSD 12.0 Parallels VM

    Having installed FreeBSD-12.0 in a Parallels virtual machine on a 2018 Mac mini running Mojave 10.14.4, the screen resolution defaulted to 1024x768 which was less than ideal on a 24" monitor which does 1920x1080. After searching for hints I came across suggestions to use: mode X gop set X...
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    WANTED: Mac mini users

    I am in the process of updating the FreeBSD Wiki and would like to hear from any Mac mini users with hardware models: * macmini1,1 (2006) * macmini4,1 (2010) * macmini6,1 (2012) * macmini7,1 (2014) * macmini8,1 (2018) Specifically: * Does the IR daemon utility aird(1) from...
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    BCM4331 802.11n seems tantalisingly close on mid-2011 Mac mini, using bhnd and if_bwn_pci.ko on FreeBSD 11.2-BETA1

    My ageing Mac mini running macOS High Sierra 10.13.4 was finally hosed by Apple's Security Update 2018-001 (the one for the debug exception). Both 10.13.4 Recovery and 10.13.4 Internet Recovery failed to boot, but the 'D' built-in hardware test seemed to give the machine a clean bill of health...
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    Solved Patch to support asmc on mid-2011 MacMini 5,2

    Patch attached against FreeBSD 11.1-STABLE r329296. Output as below: root@ghost [/root] $ sysctl dev.asmc dev.asmc.0.temp.wireless_proximity: 58 dev.asmc.0.temp.pwr_supply: 50 dev.asmc.0.temp.pch_die: 70 dev.asmc.0.temp.pch_proximity: 64 dev.asmc.0.temp.memory_proximity: 59...
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    Solved Late-2009 MacMini, Broadcom BCM4321 wireless

    So long as you don't mind running FreeBSD 12.0-CURRENT #1 r329009M and apply the patch in the following wireless mailing list post I'm extremely happy to report that my MacMini no longer needs a cheap Chinese pocket...
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    Solved Mac Mini 3,1 -- Installation of 10.3-Release

    Any version of FreeBSD post 9.1-Release (both i386 and amd64) fails to install on my late 2009 Mac Mini hardware version 3,1. The problem would appear to be the GPT boot partition code that FreeBSD installs. It changed from 64KB to 512KB at some point after 9.1-Release. Up and until after...