Upon further testing, the USB does not boot on my desktop either,
eliminating the possibility of a buggy UEFI. Instead, the issue must be
caused by the way I create the installation media.

On Dec 29, 2015 6:11 PM, "Atomic Beef" <teddyg...@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello,
> Over the past few days I have been trying to install FreeBSD 11-CURRENT
> with full disk encryption on my laptop and finally got it installed
> yesterday, albeit without any encryption.
> The problem that I was running into was that even though the installer on
> the USB booted fine and installed the system, my laptop would fail to boot
> the brand new installation. I managed to "fix" this by inserting the USB
> with a 10.2-RELEASE installer on it. For some reason my system started to
> boot just fine after that.
> Once I had tested that everything worked on my laptop, I used dd to get
> the 11-CURRENT snapshot back on my USB, but I found that it would refuse to
> boot. The 10.2-RELEASE image doesn't work either.
> When I asked the forums about this issue, they said that it could be a
> problem with the UEFI on my laptop and that a workaround might have to be
> created.
> Thanks,
> Ted
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