Attempting ZFS Only Install of 7.2
drew at mykitchentable.net
Fri Jul 17 22:03:49 UTC 2009
Scot Hetzel wrote:
> 2009/7/17 Drew Tomlinson <drew at mykitchentable.net>:
>>> 4. Install FreeBSD from copy of install CD to ZFS. I used sysinstall with
>>> options (Install Root and Media Type)
>> I am stuck at this point. I have my zpool mounted at /zpool in the FixIt
>> environment. Then I exit FixIt and choose "Custom" from sysinstall. I set
>> appropriate "Options". Next I select my distributions. Finally I hit
>> "Commit" but systinstall complains that I haven't labeled any disks. What
>> step am I missing?
> Just follow these steps to install FreeBSD from the Fixit environment:
Thanks. I followed those steps to get the system installed and the rest
of the steps in Andrey's post.
I had one more issue before I got a full working system. I had to add:
to /boot/loader.conf. Without that line, I got some error telling me to
try 'set vfs.root.mountfrom.options=rw' and it left me at a "mountfrom>"
prompt. But unfortunately, my USB keyboard didn't work at that prompt.
Thus I rebooted from FixIt and added the line above. One more reboot
and voila! ZFS on Root.
Thanks for all the help,
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