Some helpfull notes when installing pfSense on your Zotac Zbox CI327.
Install from usb stick
- Preparing the drive
- Download pfsense image
- Write image to drive
Known problems you can run in to.
CI327 has Realtek NIC’s. For the best performance, you need to tweak some settings in the Gui:
- CHECK Disable hardware checksum offload
- CHECK Disable hardware TCP segmentation offload
- CHECK Disable hardware large receive offload
Hanging during boot time
Boot hangs showing the following line:
Timecounter “HPET” frequency 19200000 Hz quality 950
You can solve this by disabling in Bios:
/Features/CPU Configuration/Monitor M-Wait -> disabled