Order of geli "passphrase prompt" on boot

Fabian Keil freebsd-listen at fabiankeil.de
Tue Nov 4 15:00:04 UTC 2014

Miguel Clara <miguelmclara at gmail.com> wrote:

> Sorry to bring this one back but I see no changes have been made to this in
> current.
> The issue is that USB devices are detected after the geli prompt and so the
> "geli paraphrase" prompt becomes hidden, and the simple solution would be
> to change the order the prompt show.... as in wait a few secs for the usb
> devices to be detected.

If you don't need any USB devices to boot, you can delay their
detection by loading the modules through /etc/rc.d/kld instead
of the loader:

fk at r500 ~ $grep kld /etc/rc.conf
kld_list="usb.ko usb_quirk.ko ehci.ko umass.ko"

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