FreeBSD ARM Tools 1

Static pkg Tool: pkg-static Built according to instructions noted by David Quattlebaum’s comment on Gonzos post Packages(*) for Rasberry Pi(**). This handy tool will allow you to bootstrap the pkg system for FreeBSD as in the example below, even though the original original pkg package is not currently available via FreeBSD servers. Use it to install your first ...

Resizing FreeBSD partitions on an SD card for Raspberry Pi Using gpart and growfs 7

UPDATE 2: Newer instructions here: https://github.com/daveish/freebsd-arm-tools/blob/master/README.md#extracting-and-writing-images UPDATE 1: You cannot blindly cut and paste the commands below and get any results.  You must read and understand what is happening from one command to the next.  This is an example, which is intended to provide a practical example of how to do this yourself. Below is ...

MD5 All Files In Current Dir With Progress

Here’s an example of how to md5 all the files in the current directory (with progress bar provded by pv).  there are 2 good patterns at play here.  First, the find command piped to the read command, which handles files with spaces in the name nicely.  Second, the pipe of pv to md5, which gives ...