Raspberry Pi 1 Model B, FreeBSD + wifi


cat /var/run/dmesg.boot:

KDB: debugger backends: ddb
KDB: current backend: ddb
Copyright (c) 1992-2016 The FreeBSD Project.
Copyright (c) 1979, 1980, 1983, 1986, 1988, 1989, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994
	The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.
FreeBSD is a registered trademark of The FreeBSD Foundation.
FreeBSD 10.3-RELEASE #0 r297264: Fri Mar 25 08:01:14 UTC 2016
    [email protected]:/usr/obj/arm.armv6/usr/src/sys/RPI-B arm
FreeBSD clang version 3.4.1 (tags/RELEASE_34/dot1-final 208032) 20140512
VT: init without driver.
CPU: ARM1176JZ-S rev 7 (ARM11J core)
 Supported features: ARM_ISA THUMB2 JAZELLE ARMv4 Security_Ext
 WB enabled LABT branch prediction enabled
  16KB/32B 4-way instruction cache
  16KB/32B 4-way write-back-locking-C data cache
real memory  = 503312384 (479 MB)
avail memory = 483127296 (460 MB)
random: <Software, Yarrow> initialized
kbd0 at kbdmux0
ofwbus0: <Open Firmware Device Tree>
simplebus0: <Flattened device tree simple bus> mem 0x20000000-0x20ffffff on ofwbus0
cpulist0: <Open Firmware CPU Group> on ofwbus0
cpu0: <Open Firmware CPU> on cpulist0
bcm2835_cpufreq0: <CPU Frequency Control> on cpu0
intc0: <BCM2835 Interrupt Controller> mem 0xb200-0xb3ff on simplebus0
systimer0: <BCM2835 System Timer> mem 0x3000-0x3fff irq 8,9,10,11 on simplebus0
Event timer "BCM2835 Event Timer 3" frequency 1000000 Hz quality 1000
Timecounter "BCM2835 Timecounter" frequency 1000000 Hz quality 1000
bcmwd0: <BCM2708/2835 Watchdog> mem 0x10001c-0x100027 on simplebus0
gpio0: <BCM2708/2835 GPIO controller> mem 0x200000-0x2000af irq 57,59,58,60 on simplebus0
gpio0: read-only pins: 46,47,48,49,50,51,52,53.
gpio0: reserved pins: 48,49,50,51,52,53.
gpioc0: <GPIO controller> on gpio0
gpiobus0: <OFW GPIO bus> on gpio0
gpioled0: <GPIO led> at pin(s) 16 on gpiobus0
iichb0: <BCM2708/2835 BSC controller> mem 0x205000-0x20501f irq 61 on simplebus0
iicbus0: <OFW I2C bus> on iichb0
iic0: <I2C generic I/O> on iicbus0
iichb1: <BCM2708/2835 BSC controller> mem 0x804000-0x80401f irq 61 on simplebus0
iicbus1: <OFW I2C bus> on iichb1
iic1: <I2C generic I/O> on iicbus1
spi0: <BCM2708/2835 SPI controller> mem 0x204000-0x20401f irq 62 on simplebus0
spibus0: <OFW SPI bus> on spi0
bcm_dma0: <BCM2835 DMA Controller> mem 0x7000-0x7fff,0xe05000-0xe05fff irq 24,25,26,27,28,29,30,31,32,33,34,35,36 on simplebus0
mbox0: <BCM2835 VideoCore Mailbox> mem 0xb880-0xb8bf irq 1 on simplebus0
sdhci_bcm0: <Broadcom 2708 SDHCI controller> mem 0x300000-0x3000ff irq 70 on simplebus0
mmc0: <MMC/SD bus> on sdhci_bcm0
uart0: <PrimeCell UART (PL011)> mem 0x201000-0x201fff irq 65 on simplebus0
uart0: console (115200,n,8,1)
dwcotg0: <DWC OTG 2.0 integrated USB controller> mem 0x980000-0x99ffff irq 17 on simplebus0
usbus0 on dwcotg0
fb0: <BCM2835 VT framebuffer driver> on ofwbus0
Timecounters tick every 10.000 msec
usbus0: 480Mbps High Speed USB v2.0
bcm2835_cpufreq0: ARM 700MHz, Core 250MHz, SDRAM 398MHz, Turbo OFF
ugen0.1: <DWCOTG> at usbus0
uhub0: <DWCOTG OTG Root HUB, class 9/0, rev 2.00/1.00, addr 1> on usbus0
mmcsd0: 4GB <SDHC SA04G 0.3 SN 9C4F1E62 MFG 05/2009 by 2 TM> at mmc0 41.6MHz/4bit/65535-block
fb0: 656x416([email protected],0) 16bpp
fb0: pitch 1312, base 0x5e006000, screen_size 545792
fbd0 on fb0
VT: initialize with new VT driver "fb".
random: unblocking device.
Root mount waiting for: usbus0
uhub0: 1 port with 1 removable, self powered
ugen0.2: <vendor 0x0424> at usbus0
uhub1: <vendor 0x0424 product 0x9512, class 9/0, rev 2.00/2.00, addr 2> on usbus0
uhub1: MTT enabled
Root mount waiting for: usbus0
uhub1: 3 ports with 2 removable, self powered
Root mount waiting for: usbus0
ugen0.3: <vendor 0x0424> at usbus0
smsc0: <vendor 0x0424 product 0xec00, rev 2.00/2.00, addr 3> on usbus0
smsc0: chip 0xec00, rev. 0002
miibus0: <MII bus> on smsc0
ukphy0: <Generic IEEE 802.3u media interface> PHY 1 on miibus0
ukphy0:  none, 10baseT, 10baseT-FDX, 100baseTX, 100baseTX-FDX, auto
ue0: <USB Ethernet> on smsc0
ue0: Ethernet address: b8:27:ab:28:f0:f7
ugen0.4: <vendor 0x0bda> at usbus0
Trying to mount root from ufs:/dev/ufs/rootfs [rw]...
warning: no time-of-day clock registered, system time will not be set accurately
smsc0: chip 0xec00, rev. 0002
ue0: link state changed to DOWN
urtwn0: <vendor 0x0bda product 0x8176, class 0/0, rev 2.00/2.00, addr 4> on usbus0
urtwn0: MAC/BB RTL8188CUS, RF 6052 1T1R
wlan0: Ethernet address: e8:4a:05:35:47:12
wlan0: link state changed to UP

EDUP WiFi adapter mini USB dongle

urtwn0: <vendor 0x0bda product 0x8176, class 0/0, rev 2.00/2.00, addr 4> on usbus0
urtwn0: MAC/BB RTL8188CUS, RF 6052 1T1R


Download the FreeBSD SD card image from: https://www.freebsd.org/where.html

Find your SD:

$ diskutil list

Unmount the disk in this case disk3:

$ diskutil unmountDisk /dev/disk3

Copy the img to the SD card:

$ sudo dd bs=1m if=freebsd.img of=/dev/rdisk3

Setup the Wifi

Add to /boot/loader.conf:


Edit rc.conf:

ifconfig_wlan0="ssid your.sid WPA DHCP"

Edit /etc/wpa_supplicant.conf:

    proto=WPA RSN

Cron to ping every minute to the gateway:

* * * * * /sbin/ping -c 3 > /tmp/ping.out


Default user/password:


The freebsd user can be used to ssh and latter su