When will the FreeBSD (u)EFI work?

Rodney W. Grimes freebsd-rwg at gndrsh.dnsmgr.net
Mon Mar 30 01:50:56 UTC 2020

> On 3/29/20 6:11 AM, Tomoaki AOKI wrote:
> >
> > 3. based solution looks good to me.
> >
> > IMHO, assuming /efi/bootx[64|32].efi is boot1.efi or loader.efi
> > or EFI environment pointing to either one is properly used,
> That's another thing: we should be installing loader.efi as  
> \efi\boot\bootx64.efi (as well as \boot\freebsd\loader.efi) since it's  
> entirely possible to lose the Boot Manager entry and end up with an  
> unbootable system as a result. Unfortunately people have had bad  
> experiences with other operating systems overwriting bootx64.efi and  
> don't believe we should do that.
> Perhaps I just need to come up with a proof of concept or demo to show  
> that it is possible without breaking other OSes.

Yes please.

> Rebecca Cran
Rod Grimes                                                 rgrimes at freebsd.org

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