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Date:      Wed, 9 Dec 2020 18:37:27 -0600
From:      Kyle Evans <>
To:        Carl Johnson <>
Cc:        FreeBSD Mailing List <>
Subject:   Re: Boot problems with a new system
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In-Reply-To: <86y2i6mrbh.fsf@elm.localnet>
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On Wed, Dec 9, 2020 at 6:35 PM Carl Johnson <> wrote:
> Hello,
> I have a new system that I have installed FreeBSD 12.2-RELEASE (amd64)
> onto, but it won't boot back from the disk.  It installed properly and
> it has booted a couple of times, but lately it always hangs in the
> middle of the boot loader menu.  It always prints the first five menu
> entries, but then hangs when it should print out the kernels that are
> available.  I can still boot with the memstick and "zfs import" the
> pool, and the pool appears fine.  I have tried searching the web, but
> haven't found anything that helps.
> These are all loader.conf settings I have tried that don't help:
> vfs.zfs.cache_flush_disable="1"
> loader_delay="3"
> boot_verbose="YES"
> verbose_loading="YES"

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Kyle Evans

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