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commit 63b1824fe325911fc4bf81353d761a49ba9c6992
parent b887d53b2978be3395c2ee33c7564df5c5a96b12
Author: Leah Rowe <info@minifree.org>
Date:   Thu, 13 Oct 2016 01:56:14 +0200

Merge branch 'master' of bonds/libreboot into master

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diff --git a/docs/bsd/index.html b/docs/bsd/index.html @@ -0,0 +1,84 @@ +<!DOCTYPE html> +<html> +<head> + <meta charset="utf-8"> + <meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1"> + + <style type="text/css"> + @import url('../css/main.css'); + </style> + + <title>BSD distributions</title> +</head> + +<body> + + <div class="section"> + + <h1 id="pagetop">BSD distributions</h1> + <p> + This section relates to dealing with BSD distributions: preparing bootable USB drives, + changing the default GRUB menu and so on. + </p> + <p> + <b>This section is only for the *GRUB* payload. For depthcharge, instructions have yet to be written.</b> + </p> + <p> + <a href="../index.html">Back to previous index</a>. + </p> + <ul> + <li><a href="openbsd.html">How to install OpenBSD on a libreboot system</a></li> + </ul> + + </div> + + <div class="section"> + + <p> + Copyright &copy; 2014, 2015 Leah Rowe &lt;info@minifree.org&gt;<br/> + Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document + under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International license + or any later version published by Creative Commons; + + A copy of the license can be found at <a href="../cc-by-sa-4.0.txt">../cc-by-sa-4.0.txt</a> + </p> + + <p> + Updated versions of the license (when available) can be found at + <a href="https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0/legalcode">https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0/legalcode</a> + </p> + + <p> + UNLESS OTHERWISE SEPARATELY UNDERTAKEN BY THE LICENSOR, TO THE + EXTENT POSSIBLE, THE LICENSOR OFFERS THE LICENSED MATERIAL AS-IS + AND AS-AVAILABLE, AND MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF + ANY KIND CONCERNING THE LICENSED MATERIAL, WHETHER EXPRESS, + IMPLIED, STATUTORY, OR OTHER. THIS INCLUDES, WITHOUT LIMITATION, + WARRANTIES OF TITLE, MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR + PURPOSE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, ABSENCE OF LATENT OR OTHER DEFECTS, + ACCURACY, OR THE PRESENCE OR ABSENCE OF ERRORS, WHETHER OR NOT + KNOWN OR DISCOVERABLE. WHERE DISCLAIMERS OF WARRANTIES ARE NOT + ALLOWED IN FULL OR IN PART, THIS DISCLAIMER MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. + </p> + <p> + TO THE EXTENT POSSIBLE, IN NO EVENT WILL THE LICENSOR BE LIABLE + TO YOU ON ANY LEGAL THEORY (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, + NEGLIGENCE) OR OTHERWISE FOR ANY DIRECT, SPECIAL, INDIRECT, + INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, PUNITIVE, EXEMPLARY, OR OTHER LOSSES, + COSTS, EXPENSES, OR DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF THIS PUBLIC LICENSE OR + USE OF THE LICENSED MATERIAL, EVEN IF THE LICENSOR HAS BEEN + ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH LOSSES, COSTS, EXPENSES, OR + DAMAGES. WHERE A LIMITATION OF LIABILITY IS NOT ALLOWED IN FULL OR + IN PART, THIS LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. + </p> + <p> + The disclaimer of warranties and limitation of liability provided + above shall be interpreted in a manner that, to the extent + possible, most closely approximates an absolute disclaimer and + waiver of all liability. + </p> + + </div> + +</body> +</html> diff --git a/docs/bsd/openbsd.html b/docs/bsd/openbsd.html @@ -0,0 +1,225 @@ +<!DOCTYPE html> +<html> +<head> + <meta charset="utf-8"> + <meta name="viewport" content="width=device-width, initial-scale=1"> + + <style type="text/css"> + @import url('../css/main.css'); + </style> + + <title>How to install OpenBSD on a libreboot system</title> +</head> + +<body> + <div id="pagetop" class="section"> + <h1>How to install OpenBSD on a libreboot system</h1> + <p> + This section relates to preparing, booting and installing a + OpenBSD distribution on your libreboot system, using nothing more than a USB flash drive (and <i>dd</i>). They've only been tested on a Lenovo ThinkPad x200. + </p> + <ul> + <li><a href="#prepare">Prepare the USB drive (in OpenBSD)</a></li> + <li><a href="#noencryption">Installing OpenBSD without full disk encryption</a></li> + <li><a href="#encryption">Installing OpenBSD with full disk encryption</a></li> + <li><a href="#bootuing">Booting</a></li> + <li><a href="#configuring_grub">Configuring Grub</a></li> + <li><a href="#troubleshooting">Troubleshooting</a></li> + </ul> + <p> + <a href="index.html">Back to previous index</a> + </p> + </div> + + <div class="section"> + <p> + <b>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.</b> + </p> + </div> + + <div id="prepare" class="section"> + + <h2>Prepare the USB drive (in OpenBSD)</h2> + + <p> + Connect the USB drive. Check dmesg:<br/> + <b>$ dmesg | tail</b><br/> + + Check to confirm which drive it is, for example, if you think its sd3:<br/> + <b>$ disklabel sd3</b> + </p> + + <p> + Check that it wasn't automatically mounted. If it was, unmount it. For example:<br/> + <b>$ doas umount /dev/sd3i</b><br/> + </p> + + <p> + dmesg told you what device it is. Overwrite the drive, writing the OpenBSD installer to it with dd. For example:<br/> + <b>$ doas dd if=install60.fs of=/dev/rsdXc bs=1M; sync</b><br/> + </p> + + <p> + You should now be able to boot the installer from your USB drive. Continue reading, for + information about how to do that. + </p> + + <p> + <a href="#pagetop">Back to top of page</a>. + </p> + + </div> + + <div id="noencryption" class="section"> + + <h2>Installing OpenBSD without full disk encryption</h2> + + <p> + Press C in GRUB to access the command line: + </p> + <p> + grub> <b>kopenbsd (usb0,openbsd1)/6.0/amd64/bsd.rd</b> + </p> + <p> + It will start booting into the OpenBSD installer. Follow the normal process for installing OpenBSD. + </p> + + <p> + <a href="#pagetop">Back to top of page</a>. + </p> + + </div> + + <div id="encryption" class="section"> + + <h2>Installing OpenBSD with full disk encryption</h2> + + <p> + 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 <i>boot</i> an OpenBSD+FDE installation using libreboot+Grub2. If you get it working, please let us know. + </p> + + <p> + <a href="#pagetop">Back to top of page</a>. + </p> + + </div> + + <div id="booting" class="section"> + + <h2>Booting</h2> + + <p> + Press C in GRUB to access the command line: + </p> + <p> + grub> <b>kopenbsd -r sd0a (ahci0,openbsd1)/bsd</b> + </p> + <p> + OpenBSD will start booting. Yay! + </p> + + <p> + <a href="#pagetop">Back to top of page</a>. + </p> + + </div> + + <div id="configuring_grub" class="section"> + + <h2>Configuring Grub</h2> + + <p> + If you don't want to drop to the GRUB command line and type in a command to boot OpenBSD every time, you can create a GRUB configuration that's aware of your OpenBSD installation and that will automatically be used by libreboot. + </p> + <p> + On your OpenBSD root partition, create the <b>/grub</b> directory and add the file <b>libreboot_grub.cfg</b> to it. Inside the <b>libreboot_grub.cfg</b> add these lines: + <p><b> + default=0 + timeout=3 + menuentry "OpenBSD" {<br> + &nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;kopenbsd -r sd0a (ahci0,openbsd1)/bsd<br> + }<br> + </b></p> + <p>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. + <p> + <a href="#pagetop">Back to top of page</a>. + </p> + + </div> + + <div id="troubleshooting" class="section"> + + <h1>Troubleshooting</h1> + + <p> + Most of these issues occur when using libreboot with coreboot's 'text mode' instead of the coreboot framebuffer. + This mode is useful for booting payloads like memtest86+ which expect text-mode, but for OpenBSD distributions + it can be problematic when they are trying to switch to a framebuffer because it doesn't exist. + </p> + + <p> + In most cases, you should use the vesafb ROM images. Example filename: libreboot_ukdvorak_vesafb.rom. + </p> + + <h2>won't boot...something about file not found</h2> + <p> + You device names (i.e. usb0, usb1, sd0, sd1, wd0, ahci0, hd0, etc) and numbers may differ. Use TAB completion. + </p> + + <p> + <a href="#pagetop">Back to top of page</a>. + </p> + + </div> + + <div class="section"> + + <p> + Copyright &copy; 2014, 2015 Leah Rowe &lt;info@minifree.org&gt;<br/> + Permission is granted to copy, distribute and/or modify this document + under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 4.0 International license + or any later version published by Creative Commons; + + A copy of the license can be found at <a href="../cc-by-sa-4.0.txt">../cc-by-sa-4.0.txt</a> + </p> + + <p> + Updated versions of the license (when available) can be found at + <a href="https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0/legalcode">https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0/legalcode</a> + </p> + + <p> + UNLESS OTHERWISE SEPARATELY UNDERTAKEN BY THE LICENSOR, TO THE + EXTENT POSSIBLE, THE LICENSOR OFFERS THE LICENSED MATERIAL AS-IS + AND AS-AVAILABLE, AND MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES OF + ANY KIND CONCERNING THE LICENSED MATERIAL, WHETHER EXPRESS, + IMPLIED, STATUTORY, OR OTHER. THIS INCLUDES, WITHOUT LIMITATION, + WARRANTIES OF TITLE, MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR + PURPOSE, NON-INFRINGEMENT, ABSENCE OF LATENT OR OTHER DEFECTS, + ACCURACY, OR THE PRESENCE OR ABSENCE OF ERRORS, WHETHER OR NOT + KNOWN OR DISCOVERABLE. WHERE DISCLAIMERS OF WARRANTIES ARE NOT + ALLOWED IN FULL OR IN PART, THIS DISCLAIMER MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. + </p> + <p> + TO THE EXTENT POSSIBLE, IN NO EVENT WILL THE LICENSOR BE LIABLE + TO YOU ON ANY LEGAL THEORY (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, + NEGLIGENCE) OR OTHERWISE FOR ANY DIRECT, SPECIAL, INDIRECT, + INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, PUNITIVE, EXEMPLARY, OR OTHER LOSSES, + COSTS, EXPENSES, OR DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF THIS PUBLIC LICENSE OR + USE OF THE LICENSED MATERIAL, EVEN IF THE LICENSOR HAS BEEN + ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH LOSSES, COSTS, EXPENSES, OR + DAMAGES. WHERE A LIMITATION OF LIABILITY IS NOT ALLOWED IN FULL OR + IN PART, THIS LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. + </p> + <p> + The disclaimer of warranties and limitation of liability provided + above shall be interpreted in a manner that, to the extent + possible, most closely approximates an absolute disclaimer and + waiver of all liability. + </p> + + </div> + +</body> +</html> diff --git a/docs/index.html b/docs/index.html @@ -47,7 +47,7 @@ <li><a href="hcl/index.html">What systems can I use libreboot on?</a></li> <li><a href="install/index.html">How to install libreboot</a></li> <li><a href="gnulinux/index.html">How to install GNU/Linux on a libreboot system</a></li> - <li><a href="https://libreboot.org/faq/#bsd">How to install BSD on a libreboot system</a></li> + <li><a href="bsd/index.html">How to install BSD on a libreboot system</a></li> </ul> <h1>Informaton for developers</h1> <ul>