FreeBSD on APU

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While ago since i installed FreeBSD “by Hand” on a APU … let’s take some Notes (as we’re all getting older …) ;)

Get Install Image

wget https://download.freebsd.org/ftp/releases/amd64/amd64/ISO-IMAGES/13.0/FreeBSD-13.0-RELEASE-amd64-memstick.img.xz
xz -dv FreeBSD-13.0-RELEASE-amd64-memstick.img.xz

Write to USB Stick

time dd if=FreeBSD-13.0-RELEASE-amd64-memstick.img of=/dev/da1 bs=1M conv=sync status=progress

Mount Stick

mount /dev/da1s2a /mnt

Redirect Serial Console

and set other Stuff

cat <<EOF>/mnt/boot/loader.conf
boot_multicons="YES"
boot_serial="YES"
comconsole_speed="115200"
console="comconsole,vidconsole"
EOF

Unmount Image

umount /mnt

Write to USB Stick

time dd if=FreeBSD-13.0-RELEASE-amd64-memstick.img of=/dev/da1 bs=1M conv=sync status=progress

Boot APU with USB Stick

Insert USB Stick into APU and Press F10 -> Boot from USB Device

… and follow the Install Procedure :)

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