mfsBSD and mfslinux

This is a set of scripts that generates a bootable image (and/or ISO file), that creates a working minimal installation of FreeBSD (mfsBSD) or Linux (mfslinux).
It is completely loaded into memory. Mfslinux is based on OpenWrt.


mfsBSD ISO images for 13-series release:

mfslinux ISO images

mfsBSD USB memstick images:

Old release archive:

Root password for all images: mfsroot

mfsBSD Image Information

All images have EFI and legacy boot.

mfsbsd.autodhcp is set - all network cards are configured for DHCP.

The following kernel modules are included in all mfsBSD ISO's:
acpi (preloaded), ahci (preloaded), aesni, crypto, cryptodev, ext2fs, geom_eli, geom_mirror, geom_nopi, ipmi, ntfs, nullfs, opensolaris, smbusi, snp, tmpfs, zfs

The following packages are included in all mfsBSD ISO's:
cpdup, dmidecode, ipmitool, nano, rsync, smartmontools, tmux

All distributions contain the zfsinstall script for an easy ZFS-based installation of FreeBSD.
You can easily install ZFS-on-root FreeBSD with this script.
The special edition contains FreeBSD distribution files base.txz and kernel.txz

The mini edition is a stripped-down distribution with the dropbear SSH server and client.

Build Instructions

mfslinux Image Information

mfslinux is a initramfs distribution based on OpenWrt.

Source releases and repositories


You can contribute to mfsBSD or mfslinux in more ways:
Martin Matuška <mm at FreeBSD dot org>
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