FreeBSD stuck during the boot process.

Michael Sierchio kudzu at
Tue Sep 17 16:02:58 UTC 2013

On Tue, Sep 17, 2013 at 9:47 AM, atar <atar.yosef at> wrote:
> Polytropon <freebsd at> wrote:
>> On Tue, 17 Sep 2013 12:15:58 +0300, Atar wrote:
>>> When I try to boot FreeBSD from a USB stick, it stuck during the
>>> boot process. But if I boot it in safe mode, it succeeds to boot.

> Yes, you remember correctly, safe mode disable the ACPI support
> automatically.

The problem may also be that USB devices take a long time to settle.
I suggest these in your /boot/loader.conf


The CAM boot delay is needed for USB booting on some of my machines,
esp. Soekris boxes.  10 seconds is safe.

- M

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