Trent,

Thank you for the valuable feedback. Indeed I successfully run
archlinux by using the UEFI binaries on the bhyve FAQ page and
appending "console=ttyS0" to the boot option of GRUB.

Regards, 
George

On Wed, 2016-01-13 at 11:11 -0700, Trent Thompson wrote:
> George,
> 
> I've had limited success in running Linux guests using UEFI. When
> using the NON-CSM firmware, I can manually edit the GRUB menu to
> force a serial console to be used. 
> 
> I can then boot into the install environment and get the distro
> installed to the hard disk. After installation is done, I can start
> the guest with UEFI firmware again and have a usable OS. 
> There is a pretty major catch though, after I destroy the guest using
> bhyvectl, then try to boot it once more with UEFI, it will fail to
> boot correctly (hard drive error, if I recall).
> 
> I never got as far as trying it out with the CSM firmware, though.  
> 
> I've tried this on a few different Linux "flavors" but I have not
> tried Arch specifically. 
> 
> I hope any of this helps!
> 
> -Trent
> 
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