[PC-BSD Testing] Install FreeBSD with ZFS via PCBSD installer

LinuxBSDos.com finid at linuxbsdos.com
Fri Nov 26 15:18:55 PST 2010


Perhaps this
http://www.linuxbsdos.com/2010/09/01/how-to-install-pc-bsd-on-an-encrypted-zfs-file-system/
could help. It was written for PC-BSD, but should work for FreeBSD as
well.

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Finid
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> So, I don't think you need that /boot partition with ZFS.  At least, I'm
> not using it... there's a 64k slice that bsd puts in place at the
> beginning of the drive and the /boot ends up in the / like everything
> else.  You can create zfs mountpoints at will, so, for simplicity, you
> might want to just create a swap partition first and then use the rest for
> zfs on /.  Just my two cents, I use this with a 3 drive raidz and it works
> fine.
>
> Jack Downes
> Health Information Technology, KRMC
>
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: testing-bounces at lists.pcbsd.org on behalf of Nollo
> Sent: Fri 11/26/2010 10:24 AM
> To: testing at lists.pcbsd.org
> Subject: [PC-BSD Testing] Install FreeBSD with ZFS via PCBSD installer
>
> Hello, I cannot install FreeBSD with ZFS file system via PCBSD DVD. I have
> a
> problem during installation.
>
> DVD
> PCBSD 8.1 64 bits ( no burning error or corrupted iso )
>
> Partition
> /boot           UFS                  512 M
> /                  ZFS ( basic )     512 M
> none           SWAP               1024 M
> /tmp            ZFS                   512 M
> /var             ZFS                   1024 M
> /usr             ZFS                   4xx Gb
>
> error log
> http://pastebin.com/1MfG83r6
>
> Friendly,
>
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