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

Martin Paredes mapsware at
Tue Sep 4 03:22:49 UTC 2018

>En Dom, 2 Septiembre, 2018 en 2:31, Lorenzo Salvadore escribió: Para: Martin Paredes
>> 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.


I was doing an upgrade from 10.3 to 11.2, but I decided that installing from scratch would be faster

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