On Thu, 27 Dec 2018 08:38:20 -0700 Warner Losh <i...@bsdimp.com> wrote:
> On Dec 27, 2018 7:42 AM, "O. Hartmann" <ohartm...@walstatt.org> wrote: > > -----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- > Hash: SHA256 > > Am Thu, 27 Dec 2018 13:29:44 +0100 > "Hartmann, O." <ohartm...@walstatt.org> schrieb: > > > > Updated Fujitsu Celsius M740 to its lates UEFI firmware today. > > After this update, the box won't boot FreeBSD 12-STABLE anymore! With > > disabled CSM, the firmware doesn't recognise the boot SSD's freebsd-efi > > partition for UEFI boot anymore - which was no problem before. > > > > When trying FreeBSD 13-CURRENT (USB image from 26.12.2018 as of the > > snapshot site) I receive a malloc arena error when trying to set boot > > vars via efibootmgr utility. So I tried the recent 12-STABLE snapshot > > as of 26th December 2018, the same as CURRENT USB Image, and I receive > > a weird error: > > > > efibootmgr -c -l /mnt/EFI/BOOT/BOOTX64.EFI -L FreeBSD > > > > efibootmgr: Cannot translate unix loader path > > '\mnt\EFI\BOOT\BOOTX64.EFI' to UEFI: No error: 0 > > > > What the heck is that? > > > > What does this error mean? No error: 0? > > > > The box is unusable. > > > > > > Kind regards, > > > > O. Hartmann > > > > > > > > I found this PR, Bug 229191, from June, 2018: > > https://bugs.freebsd.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=229191 > > It seems the problem has not been fixed. Indeed did I mount the ESP > via a GEOM label, /dev/gpt/efiboot0. > > > There is some code that tries to cope, but I ran out of time before it was > bulletproof. You can use nda0p9:/path/in/fs instead. Assuming the esp is > on /dev/nda0p9. > > Warner [...] The workaround (alternative mounting) given in the mentioned PR solved the problem. This is the second time I face crude problems with Fujitsu hardware/firmware and if I wouldn't solved a similar problem this summer for an Esprimo Q956, the problem would have cost me valuable time. So, my thinking is: couldn't there be a short paragraph in the handbook? Regards, o.h. _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list https://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-current To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-current-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"