Intro

FreeBSD is a Unix-like operating system, an important branch of Unix developed from BSD, 386BSD and 4.4BSD. In this chapter we will introduce how to run FreeBSD desktop system on Station.
 

 

Kit

To flash image to TF card, you need:

  • PC x 1
  • TF card (over 8GB) x 1 (Over C10 is recommended)
  • TF card reader x 1

 

Installation

  • Step 1: Download flash tool.

  • Step 2: Run balenaEtcher to flash image to TF card.

    • Insert TF card to card reader, and insert card reader to USB port of PC;
       

    • Open balenaEtcher, click Flash from file to select FreeBSD image;

       

    • Click Select target, select the TF card inserted to the PC;

       

       

    • Click Flash, wait to finish.

       

  • Step 3: Power on Station PC with TF card.

    • Remove card reader and take TF card out, insert TF card to TF slot of Station;
    • Power on and run FreeBSD system. (Note: Initial startup will be initialized, please wait patiently to enter Armbian system)

 

Video

Check out the video to boot FreeBSD easily.