Running FreeBSD 11 on Raspberry Pi

FreeBSD 11 was released recently. I ran pre-released FreeBSD 11 on Raspberry Pi  already. And I have noted that it behaviour changes from snapshot to snapshot.

Let’s see how released FreeBSD 11 works on Raspberry Pi Model B.

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Liberation of the Serial Console in the FreeBSD on the Raspberry Pi

Raspberry Pi has UART interface on GPIO pins 14 and 15.
FreeBSD uses it as serial console.
It outputs system messages and provides terminal mode on it.
This is good for first time setup and for debugging.
But if you plan to use this interface for connection to any special device especially in a standalone project, you need to liberate this interface.

Here is a description how to do this.

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