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Absolute OpenBSD, 2nd Edition by Michael W. Lucas

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Installing OpenBSD

Once you boot from your chosen media, you should see something like this:

> OpenBSD/amd64 BOOT 3.18
boot>

If you need to interrupt the boot process for any reason, you can do so at this point. We’ll discuss how to interrupt the boot process in Chapter 5, and reasons for doing so throughout the book.

If you wait five seconds, OpenBSD should boot. The kernel will then introduce itself and begin identifying your hardware.

  booting 1cd0a:/5.3/amd64/bsd.rd: 2986868+913996+2861496+0+504624 [89+318288+205653]=0xb6f578 entry point at 0x1001e0 [7205c766, 34000004, 24448b12, 1608a304] Copyright (c) 1982, 1986, 1989, 1991, 1993 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved. Copyright (c) 1995-2012 OpenBSD. All rights ...

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