Installing FreeBSD remotely via serial console

Anton Shterenlikht mexas at
Tue Mar 4 16:27:18 UTC 2008

On Tue, Mar 04, 2008 at 10:37:00AM -0500, Jesse Sheidlower wrote:
> I'm getting a new Dell server delivered to our corporate
> datacenter. There is a serial console available there.
> What is the process for installing FreeBSD remotely by logging
> in to the serial console?

rftm section 2.12.1 Installing FreeBSD on a System without a Monitor or Keyboard

I've done this with alpha, just as described I believe.

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