My freebsd 13.2 desktop crashed a while ago, I tried boot-repair which went wrong, I kept the drive with its data in cold storage for quite a while. When I try recovery again now, after a long time, freebsd gets to mountroot prompt, ? showed
(soon after the crash I tried boot-repair and it...
I am using tmpfs for /tmp and that made a significant difference in chromium as well as other apps that use it, but would essentially like to use it for /. The logical steps I can think of are:
1. create root image, optional compression
2. extract root image contents into memory backed device...
Hello, I asked it on maillist freebsd-questions, but no answers.
I have a server with 2x2TB with geli + zfs-mirror disks and zfs on root with gptzfsboot. Disks are ada0 and ada1. Previously they were at ada1 and ada2.
I get stuck at mountroot> stage. System starts, I input the passphrase, get...
I am new to BSD. I am having FREEBSD 12 DVD for amd64. I don't know how to get to the installer from the boot menu. What I read in the handbook I should select multiuser mode, but I always get to mountroot prompt as in the picture.
Hard to believe this is all it can do on more than 3 Gigs of DVD.
after make installkernel I got a lot of messages
"kldxref: unknown metadata record 4 in file". But I have ignored that.
Then I do like it was described in the handbook:
mount -u /
mount -a -t ufs
cp -Rpv /etc /home/etc-170128
mergemaster -p but it has merged...
I'm trying to boot FreeBSD 10.2 from a USB device that I used as the install destination from a liveCD installer.
I performed the installation on another system, specifying the flash disk (Patriot XPorter 16GB) as the install target and am now trying to boot a small fileserver from...