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Install a basic FreeBSD system

Terminal - Install a basic FreeBSD system
dd if=mfsbsd.iso | ssh distant.server dd of=/dev/sda
2010-12-23 09:34:33
User: gormux
Functions: dd ssh
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Install a basic FreeBSD system

Install a basic FreeBSD system on a distant server. I use this to install FreeBSD on servers that can only boot a Linux rescue system. This sytem loads on ram when booted, so it is possible to install freely. You can even install on ZFS root !

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Just to understand properly the command: you mean sending it to /dev/sda or /dev/sdaN?

Comment by leovailati 231 weeks ago

To /dev/sda. So when you power on the machine, it has a bootloader.

Comment by gormux 231 weeks ago

I recommend instead to use the depenguinator script:

http://www.daemonology.net/blog/2008-01-29-depenguinator-2.0.html

Comment by Dereckson 230 weeks and 5 days ago

Your point of view

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