[Bug 255073] boot (UEFI): no progress beyond EFI framebuffer information

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Date: Fri, 02 Jul 2021 05:41:46 UTC

--- Comment #11 from Graham Perrin <grahamperrin@gmail.com> ---

> Can you try replacing the /EFI/BOOT/bootx64.efi file on the 
> EFI partition of your boot flash drive with the bootx64.efi 
> file I am attaching to see if it boots? It has the patch from 
> Bug 209821 applied to it.

David: thank you. 

Using a computer that's not bugged, I installed FreeBSD 13.0-RELEASE to a USB
flash drive then put your patched bootx64.efi in place. 

I attempted to boot an HP ProBook 440 G8 from the drive. No change to the
symptoms, as far as I can tell; no progress beyond presentation of EFI
framebuffer information. 

Is it enough to have the patched file in the EFI partition? Or must the file
(also) be copied elsewhere, maybe with a different name?

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