Booting Home Assistant OS on TrueNAS/bhyve
I love using Home Assistant to control all of my smart home devices and create cool automations. But I’ve found that running it on Raspberry Pis or even the Home Assistant Blue to be somewhat unreliable. In the case of Raspberry Pis, they boot from SD cards which are notoriously unreliable. In the case of the Home Assistant Blue, it boots from an internal eMMC card, which is better but still not perfect. I also had hardware issues with the ODroid N2+ in the Home Assistant Blue, my USB ports died which rendered it useless to me since many of my smart home devices are Z-Wave, which requires a Z-Wave USB stick to act as the base station.