[PC-BSD Testing] 9.0-snapshot (Jan.13,2011) Installer Oddities

Kris Moore kris at pcbsd.org
Thu Feb 3 07:00:36 PST 2011


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On 02/02/2011 15:45, Lars R. Noldan wrote:
> Hi all,
> 
> I'm new(ish) here, so please go easy on me.
> 
> When partitioning the system, I selected ADA0, set the partition type to
> ZFS, (size properly reported as ~500gb)
> 
> I then set the zpool type to raidz, and also selected ADA1, ADA2, and
> ADA3 (also each ~ 500gb)
> 
> The total size of the array was not properly displayed in the installer,
> it remained at ~500GB.  (although it did properly build the ~ 1.5tb
> raidz mirror)

I'll have to eval the logic of the size the installer is reporting. I
may be re-doing some of that advanced disk setup stuff for 9 anyway, to
try and make it easier / flow better.

> 
> Also, I saw a post earlier this week about 8.2-RC2 still allowing
> duplicate filesystems in ZFS (ie. /tmp,/tmp)  and saw that was fixed for
> the next RC.  9.0-Snapshot is doing the same thing.
> 

I added that fix to 9 as well, should be in the next snapshot :)

> Thanks,
> Lars


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Kris Moore
PC-BSD Software
iXsystems
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