ZFS: amd64, devd, root file system.

Bruno Damour freebsd at ruomad.net
Sun May 13 13:46:40 UTC 2007

Pawel Jakub Dawidek wrote:
> On Sun, Apr 22, 2007 at 10:26:21PM +0200, Peter Schuller wrote:
>>> Try zfs_load="YES". If this is what you had, send me full dmesg.
>> Sorry, I had zfs_load="YES". Typo on my part. No typo in loader.conf.
>> Do you have any suggestion on how to best grab the dmesg, given that
>> when triggering this the root fs cannot be mounted?
>> Or do you just want a dmesg from my system in general, with a matching
>> loader.conf minus the vfs.root.mountfromt?
>> If the latter, it is available here:
>> http://distfiles.scode.org/mlref/freebsd-dmesg-zfs-glabel-7current.txt
>> In this dmesg the ZFS pool version output preceeds the glabel tasting. I
>> was so sure this was not the case. Either I was misstaken or this was
>> different then for some reason.
> And this is the problem... ZFS tries only ones. I'll think it over and
> see what can be done. Unfortunately ZFS doesn't use GEOM tasting
> mechanism and I'd prefer not to modify it to do so, because the changes
> may be huge.

Sorry about the noise, but I wonder if anyone saw my previous post about
zfs root not being found at once (I have to input it manually at
mountroot> prompt) ?



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