Errors booting of the ZFS alternative mirror disk

Willem Jan Withagen wjw at
Tue Feb 1 21:11:02 UTC 2011

On 30-1-2011 20:32, Willem Jan Withagen wrote:
> On 30-1-2011 16:02, Jeremy Chadwick wrote:
>>>> uname -a output please.
>>> FreeBSD 8.2-PRERELEASE FreeBSD 8.2-PRERELEASE #2: Sat Jan
>>> 29 22:11:44 CET 2011     wjw at  amd64
>>> Haven't tested it with this version though, but only with the build I
>>> did on 22 Jan, and then it didn't work.
>> Thanks.  The reason I asked for this was that there were some changes to
>> the ZFS bootloader which may have addressed your problem, but those
>> would have been before January 29th.

Well, found some time made world and redid the hole on the second disk.
And added it again in the mirror. That rebuild, then tried to reboot
from the second disk....

And low and behold, it now works.
My guess: Pilot error.

So once more ZFS has shown that it requires a ver precise instalation.


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