[PC-BSD Testing] PC-BSD 8.1 RC1 + ZFS

Johann Hugo jhugo at meraka.csir.co.za
Sat Jul 10 04:51:35 PDT 2010


On Friday 09 July 2010 04:57:33 pm Kris Moore wrote:
> On 07/09/2010 09:29, Johann Hugo wrote:
> > Hi
> >
> > I've been playing with ZFS during installation. It works fine with only
> > one disk and a basic ZFS partition on it.
> >
> > When I try to create ZFS with a type mirror with two physical disks then
> > it does not work. Seems like the freebsd-zfs geom slice on the second
> > disk is never created. See attached install log file.
> >
> > Johann
> >
> >
> >
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> Johann,
> 
> Can you send me the /tmp/sys-install.cfg file that was used during the
> failed installation? 
I can't give you the .cfg from that PC, because it is at work, but I've just 
tried it at home as well, with almost the same results. This time it did not 
create the swap space on the second drive. See attached files.

> Looking at the log, it appears to be doing
> something a bit weird, trying to format ada1 twice, 
Saw that.

> which makes me think
> its a configuration problem, possibly something the GUI did wrong.
Or something weird that I did :-)

Johann
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# Auto-Generated pc-sysinstall configuration
installInteractive=no
installMode=fresh
installType=PCBSD
packageType=uzip

# Doing PC-BSD Install make sure to start xorg-gui at first boot
runCommand=cp /usr/PCBSD/xorg-gui/conf/ttys.xsetup /etc/ttys
runCommand=sh /usr/PCBSD/Scripts/reset-firewall
installMedium=dvd
netSaveDev=AUTO-DHCP

# Timezone
timeZone=
enableNTP=yes

# Keyboard Layout Options
localizeKeyModel=pc104
localizeKeyLayout=us
 
# Disk Setup for ad8
disk0=ad8
partition=ALL
bootManager=bsd
commitDiskPart

# Partition Setup for ad8(ALL)
# All sizes are expressed in MB
# Avail FS Types, UFS, UFS+S, UFS+J, ZFS, SWAP
# UFS.eli, UFS+S.eli, UFS+J.eli, ZFS.eli, SWAP.eli
disk0-part=ZFS 1412874 / (mirror: ad11)
disk0-part=SWAP 17920 none
commitDiskLabel

# Disk Setup for ad11
disk1=ad11
partition=ALL
bootManager=bsd
commitDiskPart

# Partition Setup for ad11(ALL)
# All sizes are expressed in MB
# Avail FS Types, UFS, UFS+S, UFS+J, ZFS, SWAP
# UFS.eli, UFS+S.eli, UFS+J.eli, ZFS.eli, SWAP.eli
disk1-part=SWAP 17920 none
commitDiskLabel


# Optional Components
installComponents=firefox,k3b

# Root Password
rootPass=xxxxxx

# Users
XXXXX
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