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Questions tagged [freebsd]

For questions related to installing and using FreeBSD on the Pi.

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FreeBSD on Raspberry Pi 3B+ not booting

I used the 64-bit CURRENT build and copied the image to my microSD card. During the boot process my Pi is hanging on network configuration. Is the Pi 3B+ officially supported and how can I fix the ...
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Can I run FreeBSD on my Pi? [duplicate]

There are a number of questions asking about installing/running FreeBSD on the Pi – it looks like there are a lot of problems. Is FreeBSD runnable on the Pi? How can I get started?
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Bluetooth keyboard at boot up with BCM2045A

I'm trying to figure out how to login to a new FreeBSD install without a wired keyboard, using the FreeBSD 12.0 CURRENT build on a 512 MB version 1. Wired keyboards are rare in this part of the world,...
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SSH logins (non-root) on new install of FreeBSD

I'm setting up FreeBSD (12 Current) on a 512 MB Pi 1 - I've got it up and running and I have a login prompt on the monitor, but there aren't any wired keyboards in this part of the world... So, I ...
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Is it possible to run FreeBSD for ARMv8/arm64/64-bit on the Raspberry Pi 3?

Is there a current FreeBSD ARMv8 64-bit variant (possibly 11 or 12 as of late 2017) available that will run on the Raspberry Pi 3? Is any documentation, especially a howto available with details? Any ...
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FreeBSD: Shared object “libarchive.so.6” not found, required by “pkg”

I installed FreeBSD into Raspberry pi 3, but after downloading and extracting ports tree from portsnap. Now, I also installed pkg (ports-management) binary for binary installation. But, after ...
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Headless Installation of OpenBSD?

My Raspberry Pi 3 USB ports are not working, they suddenly stopped functioning and I don't know why. Now I want to install OpenBSD/FreeBSD but, as my USB ports are damaged or not working, I want to ...
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No shutodown on reboot in Freebsd12, Rasp3

I have installed Freebsd12 on a sd card and put it in a Raspberry3. The image I am using is the first one on this page I have this problem, when I give the #> reboot command services go down but ...
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After installing and customised how to make an distribution image (size of only data)

I just installed FreeBSD 11 on a Raspberry Pi 1 Model B, the raw image is less than 1GB after installing some packages and customising the setup I would like to create an image the one I could share ...
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FreeBSD and Raspberry Pi 3

Can I run FreeBSD on Raspberry Pi 3? I also have a Raspberry Pi 1 B+ has issues booting FreeBSD: It ends up in a "mountroot" prompt.
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RPi2B redlights when trying to boot into RaspBSD

I'm trying to get my Raspberry Pi 2 B to boot using RaspBSD. I had previously, and still can, boot into the latest Raspbian image. After downloading and decompressing the RPi2 image from the RaspBSD ...
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GPS Add-on GPIO Board Prevents Pi From Booting

I'm using the following set up to build an NTP Server: Raspberry Pi B+ Raspberry PI GPS Add-on FreeBSD 10.1 built with CrochetBSD I am able to boot my Pi without the GPS Add-on. When I plug in the ...
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RPi Model B 512 MB--FreeBSD--text running off screen

I am having a problem with FreeBSD, wherein I cannot get the text to be constrained within the area of a TV (composite). I have been using framebuffer_height and framebuffer_width in /boot/msdos/...
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How do I put UNIX on the Pi?

I am Kris Kay. I am a student at a local technical school and next year they will be introducing the Pi as a tool to use with UNIX. My task is to install and run UNIX on the device. What is the best ...
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FreeBSD, GPIO, physical memory adresses

First my Assignment: I'm a beginner with BSD and low level peripherals like GPIO etc. and I need to toggle Raspberry GPIO Pins from a C programm on BSD. I am Using this BSD Image i took from here: ...
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FreeBSD - easiest way to install on my RPi?

Raspberry Pi support has been merged into FreeBSD-CURRENT a few months ago. However the latest installation instructions still involve a lengthy process of cross-compiling the entire OS on another ...