ZFS booting without partitions
mcdouga9 at egr.msu.edu
Fri Jun 5 21:53:02 UTC 2009
Henri Hennebert wrote:
> Kip Macy wrote:
>> On Mon, Jun 1, 2009 at 10:21 AM, Adam McDougall
>> <mcdouga9 at egr.msu.edu> wrote:
>>> I'm thinking that too. I spent some time taking stabs at figuring
>>> it out
>>> yesterday but didn't get anywhere useful. I did try compiling the
>>> src/sys/boot tree on 7.2 after a couple header tweaks to make it
>>> compile but
>>> the loader still didn't work. The working loader is the same file
>>> size as
>>> the broken loader unless it was compiled on i386 and then it is ~30k
>>> for some reason (it shrinks to the same size as the rest if I force
>>> it to
>>> use the same 32bit compilation flags as used on amd64). Just
>>> this in case it saves someone else some time. I'm real pleased it
>>> works at
>> If someone has the time to track down the differences I'll MFC them.
>> I'm not using ZFS boot at the moment so I have no way of testing.
> At last I get this F.....G diff!!!
> The problem was in libstand.a. By the way , the patch also take into
> account the update of Doug Rabson to answer my problem with too many
> devices / pools.
> Happy to help on this one.
I can confirm that this fixes my loader when I patch, compile, install
libstand then compile and install the loader. Thanks for finding it!
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