FreeBSD on pine64
A table on one of the pages posted  indicates that FreeBSD lacks support for HDMI output on AllWinner chips A31,A31S,A64,A83T, H3.  Am I misinterpreting this?  If this is the case, how hard would it be for someone to add it?  I am using a A64-OLinuXino board which is mainly the same as the Pine64,  as noted above my monitor displays the boot information but cuts out at some point through it.   I hooked up the serial debug console today and surprisingly the FreeBSD boot process apparently continues properly and eventually gives the the login prompt so FreeBSD is running on the board.  I used the image FreeBSD-13.0-CURRENT-arm64-aarch64-PINE64-20190531-R348447.IMG from the FreeBSD website Downloads page.

Armbian (Linux for Arm chips)boots properly with full monitor support.  I used the image provided by Olimex.

My question is, does anyone know how to get FreeBSD to boot with monitor support on the Pine64 (boards with Allwinner A64 chips)   
I have provided the boot info and have noted by bold text approximately where the HDMI output dies.

If anyone has any additional information or ideas they would be appreciated.

U-Boot SPL 2019.04 (May 31 2019 - 03:34:34 +0000)
DRAM: 1024 MiB
Trying to boot from MMC1
NOTICE:  BL31: v2.1(release):
NOTICE:  BL31: Built : 03:34:04, May 31 2019
NOTICE:  BL31: Detected Allwinner A64/H64/R18 SoC (1689)
NOTICE:  BL31: Found U-Boot DTB at 0x40879f0, model: Pine64+
NOTICE:  BL31: PMIC: Detected AXP803 on RSB.

U-Boot 2019.04 (May 31 2019 - 03:34:34 +0000) Allwinner Technology

CPU:   Allwinner A64 (SUN50I)
Model: Pine64+
DRAM:  1 GiB
MMC:   mmc@1c0f000: 0
Loading Environment from FAT... *** Warning - bad CRC, using default environment

In:    serial
Out:   vidconsole
Err:   vidconsole
Net:   phy interface7
eth0: ethernet@1c30000
starting USB...
USB0:   USB EHCI 1.00
USB1:   USB OHCI 1.0
USB2:   USB EHCI 1.00
USB3:   USB OHCI 1.0
scanning bus 0 for devices... 1 USB Device(s) found
scanning bus 1 for devices... 1 USB Device(s) found
scanning bus 2 for devices... 1 USB Device(s) found
scanning bus 3 for devices... 1 USB Device(s) found
       scanning usb for storage devices... 0 Storage Device(s) found
Hit any key to stop autoboot:  0
switch to partitions #0, OK
mmc0 is current device
Scanning mmc 0:1...
31963 bytes read in 2 ms (15.2 MiB/s)
Found EFI removable media binary efi/boot/bootaa64.efi
Scanning disk mmc@1c0f000.blk...
Found 3 disks
BootOrder not defined
635744 bytes read in 31 ms (19.6 MiB/s)
## Starting EFI application at 40080000 ...
Consoles: EFI console
    Reading loader env vars from /efi/freebsd/loader.env
Setting currdev to disk0p1:
FreeBSD/arm64 EFI loader, Revision 1.1

   Command line arguments: loader.efi
   EFI version: 2.70
   EFI Firmware: Das U-Boot (rev 8217.1024)
   Console: efi (0)
   Load Path: /VenHw(e61d73b9-a384-4acc-aeab-82e828f3628b)/SD(0)/SD(0)/HD(1,0x01                                                                                        ,0,0x81f,0x1afa6)/efi\boot\bootaa64.efi
   Load Device: /VenHw(e61d73b9-a384-4acc-aeab-82e828f3628b)/SD(0)/SD(0)/HD(1,0x                                                                                        01,0,0x81f,0x1afa6)
Trying ESP: /VenHw(e61d73b9-a384-4acc-aeab-82e828f3628b)/SD(0)/SD(0)/HD(1,0x01,0                                                                                        ,0x81f,0x1afa6)
Setting currdev to disk0p1:
Trying: /VenHw(e61d73b9-a384-4acc-aeab-82e828f3628b)/SD(0)/SD(0)/HD(2,0x01,0,0x1                                                                                        b7c5,0x5e4823)
Setting currdev to disk0p2:
Loading /boot/defaults/loader.conf
Loading /boot/device.hints
Loading /boot/loader.conf
Loading /boot/loader.conf.local
Loading kernel...
/boot/kernel/kernel text=0x92a470 data=0x190e48+0x84ab1c syms=[0x8+0x1376a0+0x8+                                                                                        0x123769]
Loading configured modules...
/boot/kernel/umodem.ko text=0x2140 text=0x13b0 data=0x102d8+0xfd38 syms=[0x8+0xf                                                                                        30+0x8+0xb68]
can't find '/boot/entropy'

Hit [Enter] to boot immediately, or any other key for command prompt.
Booting [/boot/kernel/kernel]...
Using DTB provided by EFI at 0x47ef5000.
Loading DTB overlays: 'sun50i-a64-sid,sun50i-a64-ths,sun50i-a64-timer,sun50i-a64                                                                                        -opp'
/boot/dtb/overlays/sun50i-a64-sid.dtbo size=0x1fd
/boot/dtb/overlays/sun50i-a64-ths.dtbo size=0x3e8
/boot/dtb/overlays/sun50i-a64-timer.dtbo size=0x175
/boot/dtb/overlays/sun50i-a64-opp.dtbo size=0x74f
applying DTB overlay '/boot/dtb/overlays/sun50i-a64-sid.dtbo'
applying DTB overlay '/boot/dtb/overlays/sun50i-a64-ths.dtbo'
applying DTB overlay '/boot/dtb/overlays/sun50i-a64-timer.dtbo'
applying DTB overlay '/boot/dtb/overlays/sun50i-a64-opp.dtbo'
EFI framebuffer information:
addr, size     0x7e000000, 0x7e9000
dimensions     1920 x 1080
stride         1920
masks          0x00ff0000, 0x0000ff00, 0x000000ff, 0xff000000
EHCI failed to shut down host controller.
KDB: debugger backends: ddb
KDB: current backend: ddb
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FreeBSD is a registered trademark of The FreeBSD Foundation.
FreeBSD 13.0-CURRENT r348447 GENERIC arm64
FreeBSD clang version 8.0.0 (tags/RELEASE_800/final 356365) (based on LLVM 8.0.0                                                                                        )
WARNING: WITNESS option enabled, expect reduced performance.
VT(efifb): resolution 1920x1080
KLD file umodem.ko is missing dependencies
Starting CPU 1 (1)
Starting CPU 2 (2)
Starting CPU 3 (3)
FreeBSD/SMP: Multiprocessor System Detected: 4 CPUs
arc4random: WARNING: initial seeding bypassed the cryptographic random device be                                                                                        cause it was not yet seeded and the knob 'bypass_before_seeding' was enabled.
random: entropy device external interface
MAP 47ef5000 mode 2 pages 22
MAP 78f2f000 mode 2 pages 1
MAP 78f34000 mode 2 pages 1
MAP 7df50000 mode 2 pages 16
kbd0 at kbdmux0
ofwbus0: <Open Firmware Device Tree>
clk_fixed0: <Fixed clock> on ofwbus0
clk_fixed1: <Fixed clock> on ofwbus0
simplebus0: <Flattened device tree simple bus> on ofwbus0
rtc0: <Allwinner RTC> mem 0x1f00000-0x1f003ff irq 52,53 on simplebus0
rtc0: registered as a time-of-day clock, resolution 1.000000s
ccu_a64ng0: <Allwinner A64 Clock Control Unit NG> mem 0x1c20000-0x1c203ff on sim                                                                                        plebus0
ccu_sun8i_r0: <Allwinner SUN8I_R Clock Control Unit NG> mem 0x1f01400-0x1f014ff                                                                                         on simplebus0
psci0: <ARM Power State Co-ordination Interface Driver> on ofwbus0
aw_sid0: <Allwinner Secure ID Controller> mem 0x1c14000-0x1c143ff on simplebus0
iichb0: <Allwinner RSB> mem 0x1f03400-0x1f037ff irq 57 on simplebus0
iicbus0: <OFW I2C bus> on iichb0
gic0: <ARM Generic Interrupt Controller> mem 0x1c81000-0x1c81fff,0x1c82000-0x1c8                                                                                        3fff,0x1c84000-0x1c85fff,0x1c86000-0x1c87fff irq 49 on simplebus0
gic0: pn 0x2, arch 0x2, rev 0x1, implementer 0x43b irqs 224
gpio0: <Allwinner GPIO/Pinmux controller> mem 0x1c20800-0x1c20bff irq 23,24,25 o                                                                                        n simplebus0
gpiobus0: <OFW GPIO bus> on gpio0
iichb1: <Allwinner Integrated I2C Bus Controller> mem 0x1c2b000-0x1c2b3ff irq 37                                                                                         on simplebus0
iicbus1: <OFW I2C bus> on iichb1
aw_nmi0: <Allwinner NMI Controller> mem 0x1f00c00-0x1f00fff irq 54 on simplebus0
gpio1: <Allwinner GPIO/Pinmux controller> mem 0x1f02c00-0x1f02fff irq 56 on simp                                                                                        lebus0
gpiobus1: <OFW GPIO bus> on gpio1
axp8xx_pmu0: <X-Powers AXP803 Power Management Unit> at addr 0x746 irq 59 on iic                                                                                        bus0
gpiobus2: <OFW GPIO bus> on axp8xx_pmu0
generic_timer0: <ARMv8 Generic Timer> irq 4,5,6,7 on ofwbus0
Timecounter "ARM MPCore Timecounter" frequency 24000000 Hz quality 1000
Event timer "ARM MPCore Eventtimer" frequency 24000000 Hz quality 1000
a10_timer0: <Allwinner timer> mem 0x1c20c00-0x1c20c2b irq 8,9 on simplebus0
Timecounter "a10_timer timer0" frequency 24000000 Hz quality 2000
aw_syscon0: <Allwinner syscon> mem 0x1c00000-0x1c00fff on simplebus0
awusbphy0: <Allwinner USB PHY> mem 0x1c19400-0x1c19413,0x1c1a800-0x1c1a803,0x1c1                                                                                        b800-0x1c1b803 on simplebus0
cpulist0: <Open Firmware CPU Group> on ofwbus0
cpu0: <Open Firmware CPU> on cpulist0
cpufreq_dt0: <Generic cpufreq driver> on cpu0
cpu1: <Open Firmware CPU> on cpulist0
cpu2: <Open Firmware CPU> on cpulist0
cpu3: <Open Firmware CPU> on cpulist0
aw_thermal0: <Allwinner Thermal Sensor Controller> mem 0x1c25000-0x1c250ff irq 1                                                                                        0 on simplebus0
a31dmac0: <Allwinner DMA controller> mem 0x1c02000-0x1c02fff irq 11 on simplebus                                                                                        0
aw_mmc0: <Allwinner Integrated MMC/SD controller> mem 0x1c0f000-0x1c0ffff irq 15                                                                                         on simplebus0
mmc0: <MMC/SD bus> on aw_mmc0
ehci0: <Allwinner Integrated USB 2.0 controller> mem 0x1c1a000-0x1c1a0ff irq 19                                                                                         on simplebus0
usbus0: EHCI version 1.0
usbus0 on ehci0
ohci0: <Generic OHCI Controller> mem 0x1c1a400-0x1c1a4ff irq 20 on simplebus0
usbus1 on ohci0
ehci1: <Allwinner Integrated USB 2.0 controller> mem 0x1c1b000-0x1c1b0ff irq 21                                                                                         on simplebus0
usbus2: EHCI version 1.0
usbus2 on ehci1
ohci1: <Generic OHCI Controller> mem 0x1c1b400-0x1c1b4ff irq 22 on simplebus0
usbus3 on ohci1
gpioc0: <GPIO controller> on gpio0
uart0: <16750 or compatible> mem 0x1c28000-0x1c283ff irq 31 on simplebus0
uart0: console (115384,n,8,1)
iic0: <I2C generic I/O> on iicbus1
awg0: <Allwinner Gigabit Ethernet> mem 0x1c30000-0x1c3ffff irq 41 on simplebus0
miibus0: <MII bus> on awg0
micphy0: <Micrel KSZ9031 10/100/1000 PHY> PHY 1 on miibus0
micphy0:  none, 10baseT, 10baseT-FDX, 100baseTX, 100baseTX-FDX, 1000baseT, 1000b                                                                                        aseT-master, 1000baseT-FDX, 1000baseT-FDX-master, auto, auto-flow
awg0: Ethernet address: 02:ba:7b:d5:c6:6f
gpioc1: <GPIO controller> on gpio1
gpioc2: <GPIO controller> on axp8xx_pmu0
iic1: <I2C generic I/O> on iicbus0
aw_wdog0: <Allwinner A31 Watchdog> mem 0x1c20ca0-0x1c20cbf irq 58 on simplebus0
cryptosoft0: <software crypto>
Timecounters tick every 1.000 msec
usbus0: 480Mbps High Speed USB v2.0
usbus1: 12Mbps Full Speed USB v1.0
ugen0.1: <Allwinner EHCI root HUB> at usbus0
ugen1.1: <Generic OHCI root HUB> at usbus1
uhub0: <Generic OHCI root HUB, class 9/0, rev 1.00/1.00, addr 1> on usbus1
uhub1: <Allwinner EHCI root HUB, class 9/0, rev 2.00/1.00, addr 1> on usbus0
usbus2: 480Mbps High Speed USB v2.0
usbus3: 12Mbps Full Speed USB v1.0
ugen2.1: <Allwinner EHCI root HUB> at usbus2
uhub2: <Allwinner EHCI root HUB, class 9/0, rev 2.00/1.00, addr 1> on usbus2
ugen3.1: <Generic OHCI root HUB> at usbus3
uhub3: <Generic OHCI root HUB, class 9/0, rev 1.00/1.00, addr 1> on usbus3
uhub0: 1 port with 1 removable, self powered
mmcsd0: 32GB <SDHC SL32G 8.0 SN DDFA1047 MFG 03/2019 by 3 SD> at mmc0 50.0MHz/4b                                                                                        it/32768-block
Release APs...done
CPU  0: ARM Cortex-A53 r0p4 affinity:  0
mmc0: Failed to set VCCQ for card at relative address 43690
 Instruction Set Attributes 0 = <CRC32,SHA2,SHA1,AES+PMULL>
Trying to mount root from ufs:/dev/ufs/rootfs [rw]...
 Instruction Set Attributes 1 = <>
         Processor Features 0 = <AdvSIMD,Float,EL3 32,EL2 32,EL1 32,EL0 32>
         Processor Features 1 = <0>
      Memory Model Features 0 = <4k Granule,64k Granule,S/NS Mem,MixedEndian,16b                                                                                        it ASID,1TB PA>
      Memory Model Features 1 = <>
      Memory Model Features 2 = <32b CCIDX,48b VA>
             Debug Features 0 = <2 CTX Breakpoints,4 Watchpoints,6 Breakpoints,P                                                                                        MUv3,Debug v8>
             Debug Features 1 = <0>
         Auxiliary Features 0 = <0>
         Auxiliary Features 1 = <0>                                               <<<<< HDMI MONITOR CUTS OUT SOMEWHERE AROUND HERE
CPU  1: ARM Cortex-A53 r0p4 affinity:  1
CPU  2: ARM Cortex-A53 r0p4 affinity:  2
CPU  3: ARM Cortex-A53 r0p4 affinity:  3
WARNING: WITNESS option enabled, expect reduced performance.
uhub3: 1 port with 1 removable, self powered
uhub1: 1 port with 1 removable, self powered
uhub2: 1 port with 1 removable, self powered
Growing root partition to fill device
random: randomdev_wait_until_seeded unblock wait
random: randomdev_wait_until_seeded unblock wait
random: randomdev_wait_until_seeded unblock wait
random: unblocking device.
GEOM_PART: mmcsd0s2 was automatically resized.
  Use `gpart commit mmcsd0s2` to save changes or `gpart undo mmcsd0s2` to revert                                                                                         them.
mmcsd0s2 resized
mmcsd0s2a resized
gpart: arg0 'ufs/rootfs': Invalid argument
super-block backups (for fsck_ffs -b #) at:
 6411392, 7693632, 8975872, 10258112, 11540352, 12822592, 14104832, 15387072,
 16669312, 17951552, 19233792, 20516032, 21798272, 23080512, 24362752,
 25644992, 26927232, 28209472, 29491712, 30773952, 32056192, 33338432,
 34620672, 35902912, 37185152, 38467392, 39749632, 41031872, 42314112,
 43596352, 44878592, 46160832, 47443072, 48725312, 50007552, 51289792,
 52572032, 53854272, 55136512, 56418752, 57700992, 58983232, 60265472, 61547712
Setting hostuuid: 30633239-3030-6162-3762-643563363666.
Setting hostid: 0x995d1c71.
No suitable dump device was found.
Starting file system checks:
/dev/ufs/rootfs: clean, 6904775 free (15 frags, 863095 blocks, 0.0% fragmentatio                                                                                        n)
Mounting local filesystems:.
ELF ldconfig path: /lib /usr/lib /usr/lib/compat
Building /boot/kernel/linker.hints
lock order reversal:
 1st 0xffff000040626dc0 bufwait (bufwait) @ /usr/src/sys/kern/vfs_bio.c:3904
 2nd 0xfffffd0001565a00 dirhash (dirhash) @ /usr/src/sys/ufs/ufs/ufs_dirhash.c:2                                                                                        89
stack backtrace:
#0 0xffff0000004538a0 at witness_debugger+0x64
#1 0xffff0000003f7f9c at _sx_xlock+0x7c
#2 0xffff00000068879c at ufsdirhash_add+0x38
#3 0xffff00000068b0d8 at ufs_direnter+0x3c4
#4 0xffff000000691b14 at ufs_rename+0xb7c
#5 0xffff000000755b60 at VOP_RENAME_APV+0x90
#6 0xffff0000004c1678 at kern_renameat+0x304
#7 0xffff000000718448 at do_el0_sync+0x4fc
#8 0xffff0000006ff200 at handle_el0_sync+0x84
Setting hostname: generic.
Setting up harvesting: [UMA],[FS_ATIME],SWI,INTERRUPT,NET_NG,[NET_ETHER],NET_TUN                                                                                        ,MOUSE,KEYBOARD,ATTACH,CACHED
Feeding entropy: .
lo0: link state changed to UP
awg0: link state changed to DOWN
Starting Network: lo0 awg0.
lo0: flags=8049<UP,LOOPBACK,RUNNING,MULTICAST> metric 0 mtu 16384
        inet6 ::1 prefixlen 128
        inet6 fe80::1%lo0 prefixlen 64 scopeid 0x2
        inet netmask 0xff000000
        groups: lo
        nd6 options=21<PERFORMNUD,AUTO_LINKLOCAL>
awg0: flags=8843<UP,BROADCAST,RUNNING,SIMPLEX,MULTICAST> metric 0 mtu 1500
        ether 02:ba:7b:d5:c6:6f
        media: Ethernet autoselect (none)
        status: no carrier
Starting devd.
add host gateway lo0 fib 0: route already in table
add host ::1: gateway lo0 fib 0: route already in table
add net fe80::: gateway ::1
add net ff02::: gateway ::1
add net ::ffff: gateway ::1
add net :: gateway ::1
Waiting 30s for the default route interface: .....(no carrier)
Generating host.conf.
Creating and/or trimming log files.
Starting syslogd.
Clearing /tmp (X related).
Updating motd:.
Mounting late filesystems:.
Configuring vt: blanktime.
Generating RSA host key.
2048 SHA256:m9P19eAyIWCjAA13W4WMI7A3fQAJ8yDrY4fvlAivTYE root@generic (RSA)
Generating ECDSA host key.
256 SHA256:93oksQwpnaj9x997sBzOpg4rGSaxTnKNcWpALSv0+SI root@generic (ECDSA)
Generating ED25519 host key.
256 SHA256:4Iaa028uGp31XmtR/DKyBGXPJtUJx8yFJwEm2Rzl/1A root@generic (ED25519)
Performing sanity check on sshd configuration.
Starting sshd.
Starting cron.
Starting background file system checks in 60 seconds.

Fri Jan  1 00:01:17 UTC 2010

FreeBSD/arm64 (generic) (ttyu0)

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FreeBSD on pine64 - by e-minguez - 07-02-2018, 04:54 AM
RE: FreeBSD on pine64 - by joe - 07-02-2018, 06:06 AM
RE: FreeBSD on pine64 - by e-minguez - 08-01-2018, 08:29 AM
RE: FreeBSD on pine64 - by paradise - 08-01-2018, 09:23 AM
RE: FreeBSD on pine64 - by e-minguez - 08-01-2018, 11:44 PM
RE: FreeBSD on pine64 - by paradise - 08-02-2018, 05:36 AM
FreeBSD on pine64 - by e-minguez - 12-13-2018, 12:21 PM
RE: FreeBSD on pine64 - by dtackgrounded - 02-08-2019, 07:25 AM
RE: FreeBSD on pine64 - by dtackgrounded - 02-09-2019, 01:05 AM
RE: FreeBSD on pine64 - by dtackgrounded - 02-09-2019, 09:17 PM
RE: FreeBSD on pine64 - by PDXpi - 04-11-2019, 06:24 PM
RE: FreeBSD on pine64 - by PDXpi - 04-11-2019, 06:45 PM
RE: FreeBSD on pine64 - by rob933a - 06-04-2019, 07:44 AM

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