Turn ACPI off
Sorry missed this actual forum…
When I reboot the pfSense box, I have to select the second option which is the ACPI off setting everytime. How can I have this default after every reboot? Thanks.
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To alleviate the problem, I added the following line to /boot/device.hints at the very bottom:
And, After trying to boot his 1.0.1 box with ACPI disabled (via the FreeBSD boot menu), it came up in under a minute. To semi-permanently disable ACPI, they should make the same change mentioned above. Modify /boot/device.hints, and add this entry at the very bottom: