As loader.efi and kernel not change at all from USB to CD, I am confuse why
you can boot from CD.
Anyway, I try to boot from CD as you suggest, but I got the same result as
2014-07-12 18:09 GMT+08:00 Anders Bolt-Evensen <andersb...@icloud.com>:
> I also got a message like that when I booted from a USB stick on a
> MacBookPro8,3 (17 inch, late 2011).
> I fixed it by creating a custom ISO image and burned that onto a DVD using
> an external DVD drive.
> The UEFI installer boots fine from this external DVD drive.
> Here is how I did it:
> Genereste an ISO with the FreeBSD-CURRENT kernel, mount the ISO and copy
> all files from the root directory in the ISO and unmount
> > cd /usr/src/release
> > sh ./generate-release.sh # You may have to run “make buildworld” and
> be connected to the internet to install required ports.
> > mount -t cd9660 /scratch/R/release/FreeBSD-something-disc1.iso /mnt
> > mkdir freebsd_generic_installer
> #Files copied to the directory in the next command will be copied to a
> new ISO in step 3
> > cp -R /mnt/ freebsd_generic_installer/
> > umount /mnt
> 2. Create a FAT filesystem image and place the loader in it in the default
> path that UEFI will look for (the following steps are copied from
> > dd if=/dev/zero of=efiboot.img bs=4k count=100
> > mdconfig -a -t vnode -f efiboot.img
> > newfs_msdos -F 12 -m 0xf8 /dev/md0
> > mount -t msdosfs /dev/md0 /mnt
> > mkdir -p /mnt/efi/boot
> > cp loader.efi /mnt/efi/boot/bootx64.efi
> > umount /mnt
> > mdconfig -d -u 0
> 3. Create the custom ISO image. Please make sure that the entry in
> freebsd_generic_installer/etc/fstab matches the label you choose in the
> command below.
> > makefs -t cd9660 -o bootimage='i386;efiboot.img' -o no-emul-boot -o
> rockridge -o label=“FREEBSD_UEFI_INSTALL" -o publisher="test" uefi-test.iso
> To get the example in the command above to work, please make sure that the
> entry in freebsd_generic_installer/etc/fstab reads
> "/dev/iso9660/FREEBSD_UEFI_INSTALL / cd9660 ro 0 0"
> 4. Burn the image to DVD, reboot your system and choose “EFI Boot”. Note
> that unless you are using a EFI console like rEFIt or rEFInd, you may have
> to kind of wait a couple of minutes while the kernel is loading before
> anything appears on the screen.
> On 04/07/14 16:34, Huang Wen Hui wrote:
>> On my MacbookPro11,3, I got this error message:
>> Huang WenHui
>> 2014-07-04 22:13 GMT+08:00 Ed Maste <ema...@freebsd.org>:
>> On 24 May 2014 19:39, Rafael Espíndola <rafael.espind...@gmail.com>
>>>> Yes, I got that in the mac laptops I tried, it worked on a Mac Pro. It
>>>> might be the frame buffer corruption that Ed Maste was mentioning.
>>> I purchased a new MacBook Air yesterday (model identifier
>>> MacBookAir6,2). UEFI boot and vt(4) worked correctly. (My image
>>> included Rafael's patch; I haven't tried a boot without.)
>>> I also committed a change to display the framebuffer parameters
>>> (address, dimensions, etc.) on boot, in order to help identify the
>>> source of this issue. If you have a moment can you build a new USB
>>> stick image and give it a try?
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