FreeBSD in Parallels

How to avoid a kernel panic when installing FreeBSD under Parallels

I was experiencing an issue trying to install FreeBSD 12.1 under Parallels on my MacBook Air where the kernel would panic immediately upon boot. A quick search of the Parallels forums returned this helpful thread.

TL;DR: The FreeBSD boot loaded needs to be told to expect an EFI BIOS, so set vm.bios.efi = 1 in the boot order settings.

Thanks Kaoru!

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