Re: FreeBSD 12.4: EFI: geli + UFS won't boot - fix available

From: Warner Losh <imp_at_bsdimp.com>
Date: Mon, 12 Dec 2022 03:29:18 UTC
On Sun, Dec 11, 2022, 8:10 PM David Cross <david@crossfamilyweb.com> wrote:

> One would hope. This is now the third time this has been reported. At
> least. I even personally wrote a draft en for it (for 13.1). And 2 other
> ENs yet to see a release, also with bugs and patches and fixes committed to
> -CURRENT
>


EN s are hard to do as a developer. We do very few of them. Since they are
hard, I just don't bother. That needs to change...

Warner

> On Dec 11, 2022, at 10:00 PM, Andreas Kempe <kempe@lysator.liu.se> wrote:
> >
> > ´╗┐Hello everyone,
> >
> > I updated my laptop running geli + UFS to FreeBSD 12.4 and this
> > prevented my computer from booting. Booting failed with the EFI loader
> > not finding my boot disk. Since I can't recall when I last updated my
> > EFI loader, it might have broken before 12.4.
> >
> > Searching the bugtracker, I found bug [1] which seemed relevant so I
> > cherry-picked e417249016efcca73c9edad21b94b1315bc44601 to releng/12.4
> > and it applied cleanly without any conflict. After the cherry-pick,
> > the loader would once again boot my system.
> >
> > Would it be possible to get this fix imported to the releng/12.4
> > branch?
> >
> > Best regards,
> > Andreas Kempe
> >
> > [1]: https://bugs.freebsd.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=264282
> >
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