Booting an Intel NUC8i5BEH in EFI mode from install-amd64-minimal-20190207T214502Z.iso results in black screen. Boot succeeds though because you can ssh remotely to the LiveCD environment. dmesg reveals one failure:
[ 1.055159] efifb: invalid framebuffer address
An Ubuntu bug tracks this to GRUB2 and was patched only 5 days ago.
Could this patch be applied to the GRUB2 on the install media? It would also need to be applied to the GRUB2 in Portage because the same thing happens after you install Gentoo with genkernel and GRUB2 in EFI mode onto the machine in question and try to boot it. dmesg and lspci attached.
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Boot from latest minimal install CD in EFI mode (on some modern hardware).
2. Screen goes black.
3. Live environment is running because ssh works.
4. dmesg reports efifb: invalid framebuffer address
Screen goes black.
Screen should display output.
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dmesg from affected machine
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lspci -v from affected machine
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Patch that resolves the problem.
The following patch was downloaded from http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/grub.git/patch/?id=886edba8770ccbc3def0af2a7d6b346d00d0af2f and I have applied it to the system in question and verified that it solves the problem.
Looks like this patch is in grub-2.04-r1, so we just need to wait for this to be stabilized