problem booting to multi-vdev root pool

Andriy Gapon avg at
Mon Nov 19 15:23:44 UTC 2012

on 19/11/2012 17:07 Guido Falsi said the following:
> On 11/19/12 14:00, Andriy Gapon wrote:
>> on 18/11/2012 13:48 Andriy Gapon said the following:
>>> on 18/11/2012 02:26 Bartosz Stec said the following:
>>> Thank you both very much for testing!
>>> Committed as r243213.
>> BTW, if you have some spare time and a desire to do some more testing, you can
>> try the following patch:
>> It adds support for multi-vdev root pool probing in kernel.
>> The best way to test is to remove zpool.cache before rebooting (but make sure to
>> keep a copy somewhere and be able to recover).  I'd use a boot environment (a
>> root filesystem clone) for this.
> Thank you again for the fast work.
> I tested this one on that machine and it was able to boot without zpool.cache.

Great!  Thank you for testing.

> No file zpool.cache was created after boot.

This is expected.

> Are there any further test I should perform?

This was sufficient.  Thanks again.

Andriy Gapon

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