MFS ROOT over 100MB

Christian Laursen xi at
Fri Mar 28 10:26:51 PDT 2008

Miroslav Chlastak <chlastak at> writes:

> it's possible create MFS ROOT over 100MB?
> If I create MFS ROOT less then 90MB, system boot normally.
> With size 90MB-100MB of MFS ROOT kernel panic with boot and
> over 100MB system is rebooted in loop.

Are you running i386 or amd64. I recall that we had a similar problem
at work a few years ago, but only on i386.

We solved it by using geom_uzip(4) to get a smaller mfsroot image.

Christian Laursen

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