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I want to install pfSense with the ISO installer but only have a serial console available.

How do I tell the installer to use the serial console instead of VGA?

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After booting to the loader screen, press 7 to escape to the loader prompt.

Then type:

set comconsole_speed=115200
set console=comconsole

N.B.: currently on the pfSense 2.0.1 installer typing set console=comconsole reverts the speed to 9600 even if it's set otherwise.

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