Frequently Asked QuestionsThere is a different page for the FreeSBIE-2.0-RELEASE Release Notes, Handbook and FAQWhat is FreeSBIE ?
Simply: a live system on CD, or an operating system that is able to load directly from a bootable CD, without any installation process, without any hard disk.
What operating system is FreeSBIE based on ?
It is based on the FreeBSD operating system
What are the goals of the project ?
Our goals are mainly two:
- To develop a suite of programs to be used to create your own CD, with all the personalizations you like
- To make various ISO images available, maybe each one with its different goals and possible uses.
Is there a way to install FreeSBIE on my HD ?
As of today, no, you cannot install FreeSBIE 2.0 on your hard disk. FreeSBIE is a LiveCD totally based on FreeBSD, so if you want a FreeSBIE on your hard disk, you can install FreeBSD and then copy the FreeSBIE configuration files.
My USB mouse does not work in FreeSBIE 2.0 !
This is a known bug and we are sorry for the trouble. We are working on a FreeSBIE 2.0.1 release which will have a fix for this and for other bugs. Meanwhile, you can work around this problem by executing the following command: sudo /etc/rc.d/devd start .