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Date:      Mon, 11 Dec 2017 15:51:53 -0500
From:      "James B. Byrne" <byrnejb@harte-lyne.ca>
To:        "Harry Schmalzbauer" <freebsd@omnilan.de>
Cc:        "James B. Byrne via freebsd-questions" <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: IPMITool questions:
Message-ID:  <1122717c5b0673c8ed569a9190d8283c.squirrel@webmail.harte-lyne.ca>
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On Mon, December 11, 2017 15:29, Harry Schmalzbauer wrote:

>> The boot process needs the encryption key pass phrase to start.
>
> That's what I would neither call pre-boot nor post-boot, but
> during-boot ;-)
>
> Similar solution: You have to tell the boot loader to use serial
> console.
> Out of memory I don't know which stage asks for GELI... If
> /boot/loader.conf (3rd stage) is too late (which I don't think,
> so it's worth trying boot_multicons="YES" in /boot/loader.conf),
> you can pass "-nDS115200" to the 2nd boot stage, by putting it
> into /boot.config.
>
> Hope that helps,
>
> -harry
>

I have added boot_multicons="YES" to the bottom of /boot/loader.conf
but I will have to await a suitable opportunity to restart the host.




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