[Trac-bugs] [PC-BSD Trac] #211: FreeBSD installation from PCBSD DVD on zfs root

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Tue Jan 5 08:24:01 PST 2010


#211: FreeBSD installation from PCBSD DVD on zfs root
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 Reporter:  aplsms                |       Owner:           
     Type:  defect                |      Status:  new      
 Priority:  major                 |   Milestone:  8.0      
Component:  System Configuration  |     Version:  8.0-ALPHA
 Keywords:                        |  
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 hi!
 i can set in the installer / slice as ZFS, but system can't boot from ZFS
 slice.
 Solution1: Add additional check on installer that /boot slice is on UFS
 filesystem.
 Solution2: recompile bootblock with ZFS support
 Solution3: migrate to GPT (gpart) as partition manager.
 http://lulf.geeknest.org/blog/freebsd/Setting_up_a_zfs-only_system/
 Some scripts here http://mfsbsd.vx.sk/

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Ticket URL: <http://trac.pcbsd.org/ticket/211>
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