A pandemic compatible microadventure: squeeze out everything possible an RaspberryPi 4

  • fetch 13-CURRENT https://download.freebsd.org/ftp/snapshots/arm64/aarch64/13.0-CURRENT/ & flash to SD
  • boot up and ssh in (freebsd/freebsd, su - pw root)
  • bsdinstall will throw error about MANIFEST, so change to sh shell
  • export DISTRIBUTIONS="kernel.txz base.txz"
  • mkdir /usr/freebsd-dist
  • export BSDINSTALL_DISTDIR="/usr/freebsd-dist/"
  • export BSDINSTALL_DISTSITE="https://download.freebsd.org/ftp/snapshots/arm64/aarch64/13.0-CURRENT/"
  • bsdinstall distfetch
  • cd /usr/freebsd-dist
  • fetch https://download.freebsd.org/ftp/snapshots/arm64/aarch64/13.0-CURRENT/MANIFEST
  • bsdinstall