zfsboot, MBR/partition table based setup, zfs loader issues

Andriy Gapon avg at icyb.net.ua
Fri May 8 13:49:43 UTC 2009

on 08/05/2009 06:15 Benjamin Close said the following:
> Hi Folks,
>     I've been trying to setup zfs on root without a ufs partition. Not
> using gpt but using a standard mbr/partition table.
> After digging through the code I found having it on a bsd slice (aka
> a,b,d,e,f etc) is impossible. Though having it on a partition should be
> possible.

No real help here, but I think you mixed the terms.
ad0s1 is a slice, as0s1a is a partition.
This is in (Free)BSD conventional terms.

Andriy Gapon

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