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PacBSD installation on Lenovo X240 laptop.
This is a series of notes as of september 24, 2016.
PGP errors : turn off the PGP checking in /etc/pacman.conf
Then use pacstrap base base-devel
SigLevel = None DatabaseOptional

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@sinetek sinetek commented Sep 24, 2016

Preparing the Disk (MBR UFS)

gpart destroy -F ada0
gpart create -s mbr ada0
gpart add -t freebsd-ufs ada0s1
newfs -U -j -L root /dev/ada0s1


kldload if_iwm
ifconfig wlan0 create wlandev iwm0

Create /etc/wpa_supplicant.conf:


Fire up wifi daemon (in a new vty):

wpa_supplicant -Dbsd -iwlan0 -c/etc/wpa_supplicant.conf
dhclient wlan0

Automating Wireless

Edit /boot/loader.conf to get us the proper modules loaded at boot:


XXX: is there a way to automate the wpa_supplicant steps? Perhaps in an openrc service run at startup?

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