FreeBSD 11.0 RC1 kernel panic with iwm firmware

Randy Westlund rwestlun at
Tue Aug 23 18:37:31 UTC 2016

On Tue, Aug 23, 2016 at 08:26:13PM +0300, Tommi Pernila wrote:
> How to remove these kernel modules from a Geli encrypted harddisk?
> Or what other method should be used to correct the situation?
> I can re-install the machine, just trying to learn new tricks.
> Br,
> Tommi

I've had a similar situation in the past.  Here's what I remember doing:

Escape to the loader prompt during boot, then use 'unload' to prevent it
from loading those modules and 'boot -s' to bring the system up in
single-user mode so you can edit loader.conf.
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