IPMITool questions:

James B. Byrne byrnejb at harte-lyne.ca
Mon Dec 11 20:51:56 UTC 2017

On Mon, December 11, 2017 15:29, Harry Schmalzbauer wrote:

>> The boot process needs the encryption key pass phrase to start.
> That's what I would neither call pre-boot nor post-boot, but
> during-boot ;-)
> Similar solution: You have to tell the boot loader to use serial
> console.
> Out of memory I don't know which stage asks for GELI... If
> /boot/loader.conf (3rd stage) is too late (which I don't think,
> so it's worth trying boot_multicons="YES" in /boot/loader.conf),
> you can pass "-nDS115200" to the 2nd boot stage, by putting it
> into /boot.config.
> Hope that helps,
> -harry

I have added boot_multicons="YES" to the bottom of /boot/loader.conf
but I will have to await a suitable opportunity to restart the host.

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