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commit 24411dc9f293c5dbfdf6750fffd94dc83844f135
parent 669eb00680e3c14b746f162a197737f592a50bb4
Author: Leah Rowe <info@minifree.org>
Date:   Mon,  3 Jul 2017 15:04:22 +0000

Merge branch 'openbsd' of mreed/libreboot into master

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docs/bsd/openbsd.md | 29+++++++++++++++--------------
1 file changed, 15 insertions(+), 14 deletions(-)

diff --git a/docs/bsd/openbsd.md b/docs/bsd/openbsd.md @@ -12,13 +12,13 @@ LibertyBSD and prioritise that in this guide. This section relates to preparing, booting and installing OpenBSD on your libreboot system, using nothing more than a USB flash drive (and -*dd*). They've only been tested on a Lenovo ThinkPad x200. +`dd`). They've only been tested on a Lenovo ThinkPad x200. *This section is only for the GRUB payload. For depthcharge (used on CrOS devices in libreboot), instructions have yet to be written in the libreboot documentation.* -install60.fs is the installation image for OpenBSD 6.0. Adapt the +install61.fs is the installation image for OpenBSD 6.1. Adapt the filename accordingly, for a different OpenBSD version or LibertyBSD. Prepare the USB drive (in LibertyBSD or OpenBSD) @@ -27,21 +27,19 @@ Prepare the USB drive (in LibertyBSD or OpenBSD) If you downloaded your ISO on a LibertyBSD or OpenBSD system, here is how to create the bootable LibertyBSD/OpenBSD USB drive: -Connect the USB drive. Check dmesg: +Connect the USB drive and check the system message buffer: $ dmesg | tail -Check to confirm which drive it is, for example, if you think its sd3: +Check to confirm which drive it is, for example, if you think it's `sd3`: $ disklabel sd3 -Check that it wasn't automatically mounted. If it was, unmount it. For -example: +Check that it wasn't automatically mounted. If it was, unmount it: $ doas umount /dev/sd3i -dmesg told you what device it is. Overwrite the drive, writing the -OpenBSD installer to it with dd. For example: +Now write the OpenBSD installer to the drive with `dd`: $ doas dd if=install60.fs of=/dev/rsdXc bs=1M; sync @@ -54,7 +52,7 @@ Prepare the USB drive (in NetBSD) [This page](https://wiki.netbsd.org/tutorials/how_to_install_netbsd_from_an_usb_memory_stick/) on the NetBSD website shows how to create a NetBSD bootable USB drive -from within NetBSD itself. You should use the *dd* method documented +from within NetBSD itself. You should use the `dd` method documented there. This will also work with the OpenBSD image. Prepare the USB drive (in FreeBSD) @@ -62,7 +60,7 @@ Prepare the USB drive (in FreeBSD) [This page](https://www.freebsd.org/doc/handbook/bsdinstall-pre.md) on the FreeBSD website shows how to create a bootable USB drive for -installing FreeBSD. Use the *dd* on that page. You can also use the same +installing FreeBSD. Use the `dd` on that page. You can also use the same instructions with a OpenBSD ISO image. Prepare the USB drive (in GNU+Linux) @@ -88,8 +86,8 @@ example: dmesg told you what device it is. Overwrite the drive, writing your distro ISO to it with dd. For example: - $ sudo dd if=install60.fs of=/dev/sdX bs=8M; sync - # dd if=install60.fs of=/dev/sdX bs=8M; sync + $ sudo dd if=install61.fs of=/dev/sdX bs=8M; sync + # dd if=install61.fs of=/dev/sdX bs=8M; sync You should now be able to boot the installer from your USB drive. Continue reading, for information about how to do that. @@ -99,7 +97,7 @@ Installing OpenBSD without full disk encryption Press C in GRUB to access the command line: - grub> kopenbsd (usb0,openbsd1)/6.0/amd64/bsd.rd + grub> kopenbsd (usb0,openbsd1)/6.1/amd64/bsd.rd grub> boot It will start booting into the OpenBSD installer. Follow the normal @@ -110,7 +108,7 @@ Installing OpenBSD with full disk encryption Not working. You can modify the above procedure (installation w/o encryption) to install OpenBSD using full disk encryption, and it -appears to work, except that its not yet clear how to actually *boot* an +appears to work, except that it's not yet clear how to actually *boot* an OpenBSD+FDE installation using libreboot+Grub2. If you get it working, please let us know. @@ -161,6 +159,9 @@ On your OpenBSD root partition, create the `/grub` directory and add the file kopenbsd -r sd0a (ahci0,openbsd1)/bsd } +If your OpenBSD installation uses a GPT scheme, use the `gpt4` partition +instead of `openbsd1`. + The next time you boot, you'll see the old Grub menu for a few seconds, then you'll see the a new menu with only OpenBSD on the list. After 3 seconds OpenBSD will boot, or you can hit enter to boot.