[zfs-discuss] ZFS committed to the FreeBSD base.

Pawel Jakub Dawidek pjd at FreeBSD.org
Fri Apr 6 12:35:05 UTC 2007

On Fri, Apr 06, 2007 at 01:29:11PM +0200, Pawel Jakub Dawidek wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 06, 2007 at 05:54:37AM +0100, Ricardo Correia wrote:
> > I'm interested in the cross-platform portability of ZFS pools, so I have
> > one question: did you implement the Solaris ZFS whole-disk support
> > (specifically, the creation and recognition of the EFI/GPT label)?
> > 
> > Unfortunately some tools in Linux (parted and cfdisk) have trouble
> > recognizing the EFI partition created by ZFS/Solaris..
> I'm not yet setup to move disks between FreeBSD and Solaris, but my
> first goal was to integrate it with FreeBSD's GEOM framework.
> We support cache flushing operations on any GEOM provider (disk,
> partition, slice, anything disk-like), so bascially currently I treat
> everything as a whole disk (because I simply can), but don't do any
> EFI/GPT labeling. I'll try to move data from Solaris' disk to FreeBSD
> and see what happen.

First try:

GEOM: ad6: corrupt or invalid GPT detected.
GEOM: ad6: GPT rejected -- may not be recoverable.


Pawel Jakub Dawidek                       http://www.wheel.pl
pjd at FreeBSD.org                           http://www.FreeBSD.org
FreeBSD committer                         Am I Evil? Yes, I Am!
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