ZFS boots RO

Patrick Dorion dorionpatrick at gmail.com
Wed Feb 8 00:28:25 UTC 2012

There were no options but now the kernel's output shows:

Root mounting from zfs:zroot [rw]...

Though it remains read only.

On Tue, Feb 7, 2012 at 4:21 PM, krad <kraduk at gmail.com> wrote:

> On 7 February 2012 15:56, Patrick Dorion <dorionpatrick at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I've been having a problem for some time now.  When I reboot, the root ZFS
>> mounts readonly=on source=temporary.  As a result, it's unable to launch
>> the services and the buffer is rather uninformative about the condition.
>> I thought it was a problem in the configuration but I destroyed the zpool
>> before installing 9.0-R and I tried to reboot with and without
>> loader.conf,
>> rc.conf and fstab configuration parameters for the filesystem.  The only
>> non-default setting for the filesystem is utf8only=on and I never had an
>> issue with that in the past.
>> Any ideas?
>> youe
>> Patrick Dorion
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> have you got similar in your loader.conf?
> vfs.root.mountfrom="zfs:system-4k/be/root20120104"
> vfs.root.mountfrom.options=rw

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