Skylake Loader Performance 10.3-BETA3

Larry Rosenman ler at
Mon Mar 7 22:23:55 UTC 2016

On 2016-03-07 16:21, Will Green wrote:
> On 2016-03-07 17:24, Steven Hartland wrote:
>> On 07/03/2016 16:43, Will Green wrote:
>>>> On 4 Mar 2016, at 18:49, Mark Dixon <mnd999 at> wrote:
>>>> Will Green <will <at>> writes:
>>>>> I am happy to test patches and/or current on this server if that 
>>>>> helps. If
>>>> you want more details on the
>>>>> motherboard/system I have started a post on it at
>>>> I've made the UEFI switch which worked fine, but I'm also happy to 
>>>> help out
>>>> with testing if anyone looks at this.
>>> Are you booting from ZFS?
>>> Unless I’ve missed something this isn’t yet supported by the 
>>> installer, but it is possible to get working manually.
>> Pretty sure you missed something and those changes where merged, imp
>> should be able to confirm.
> You're right: that was an error on my part. I've now got ZFS boot
> working with UEFI. :)
> I booted the Skylake motherboard with
> FreeBSD-10.3-RC1-amd64-uefi-memstick.img and it successfully installed
> to ZFS *and* loaded at normal speed. Looks like UEFI is the way to go
> on Skylake systems. All tests have gone well so far.
> Thanks
I noted the same. Legacy on my Skylake laptop was slow as molasses.

UEFI Rocks.

Larry Rosenman           
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