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Date:      Mon, 13 Jul 2020 17:04:12 +0000
From:      Patryk Cisek <patryk@cisek.email>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Trying to install FreeBSD 12.1 on Librem laptop
Message-ID:  <b0977dd7-1b12-3286-0069-7fa03461e5c3@cisek.email>

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Hi,

I'm new to FreeBSD and was trying to install it on my laptop bare metal
for the first time. I've installed FreeBSD without any problems a number
of times in a VM, but now wanted to install on bare metal for the 1st time.

Right after the initial screen, I'm getting an error message, saying:

Loading configured modules...
can't find '/boot/entropy'

Please, see the screenshot:
https://people.debian.org/~patryk/tmp/freebsd_install_screenshot.jpg

I tried googling for similar problems, but haven't found anything, I
could hold on to. There was a similar issue on a Dell laptop
(forums.freebsd.org), but they resolved the issue by tinkering with
settings in the BIOS. Librem laptops are running SeaBIOS:
https://www.seabios.org/SeaBIOS

so I don't have access to any BIOS settings, really. I might be out of
luck, running FreeBSD on that particular laptop, but wanted to ask for
help here before giving up. I'd really appreciate any help/suggestions.
:) Thanks in advance. :)




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