Re: ZFS for a desktop computer
On Mon, Nov 10, 2008 at 6:43 PM, John Nielsen <email@example.com> wrote:[color=blue]
> On Monday 10 November 2008 09:47:46 am Joao Barros wrote:[color=green]
>> On Sat, Nov 1, 2008 at 7:17 PM, John Nielsen <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:[color=darkred]
>> > There are patches available to allow [booting from ZFS]...[/color]
>> Can you point out those patches? Thx[/color]
> I may have mis-spoken. I believe it is being worked on but I don't have
> any pointers to specific code.
> What I had in mind was [url]http://wiki.freebsd.org/ZFSOnRoot[/url], which allows the
> root partition to be on ZFS but still requires a small UFS /boot.[/color]
Yes, there is an item in the wiki for zfsboot with a big finger
pointing at Doug Rabson (cc'd) but I don't know the status of the
I was using the /boot on small ufs partition method to boot my raidz
but upgraded my machine and added a 1TB disk to the mix. I'll be
booting from a usb pen with root on zfs.
As soon as zfsboot works I'll ditch the usb pen.
Doug, can you provide some status update on zfsboot? Do you need help
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