When will the FreeBSD (u)EFI work?

Simon J. Gerraty sjg at juniper.net
Mon Mar 30 03:04:07 UTC 2020

Nathan Whitehorn <nwhitehorn at freebsd.org> wrote:
> It's basically this that has been the problem: we need a way to manage
> updates of the EFI loader in this situation, which we don't currently
> have. The ESP needs to be mounted at a standard point,
> installworld/freebsd-update/etc. need to know to replace files there, we
> need to fall back cleanly on older systems, etc. The original (failed --

Actually if you are doing secure boot, the *last* thing you want is to
update /efi/boot with an unsigned update.

So I would think it should be done as a unique operation - do you don't
do it accidentally.

At least that's how I'm handling it for embedded devices.

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