October 24, 2014 AT 5:00 am

FreeBSD Resources for the #raspberrypi #piday @Raspberry_Pi

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Here are some resources for building a FreeBSD image for your RasPi, hosted on the FreeBSD wiki!.

Anatomy of a Raspberry Pi Boot Image

A FreeBSD bootable image for Raspberry Pi has both FAT and UFS partitions containing the following files:

  • FAT Partition
  • bootcode.bin – First stage boot
  • start.elf – Second stage boot
  • config.txt – configuration for start.elf
  • rpi.dtb – FDT file loaded via config.txt
  • uboot.bin – Third stage: U-Boot loader
  • uEnv.txt – configuration file for U-Boot
  • ubldr – Fourth stage: FreeBSD bootloader
  • UFS Partition
  • /boot/kernel – dynamic kernel
  • … rest of FreeBSD …

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