Media (img or iso) not working to install FreeBSD 11.2 in a old PC

Lorenzo Salvadore phascolarctos at
Sun Sep 2 10:12:07 UTC 2018

> Which file I use?
> My PC use BIOS (it is realy old), so I can not use UEFI media
> I am trying to install with an usb, like I had done in the previus releases (10.X and before)
> I belive that all files to install the release 11.X  are UEFI media, (made GPT partitions and a /efi subdirectory)
> Since the handbook says "Additional installation files are included for computers that boot with UEFI (Unified Extensible Firmware Interface). The names of these files include the string uefi."
> None of the files in had uefi in it's name
> I only find files with uefi in it's name in release 10.4 for amd64

I had some troubles too when I installed FreeBSD from USB,
although I had not the same problems.

I solved by installing an earlier version then updating it:
maybe it could work for you too.

Lorenzo Salvadore.

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