FreeBSD Port: grub2-1.98

Rick rick at
Mon Oct 11 16:13:15 UTC 2010

 On 2010/10/11 8:41, Sam Fourman Jr. wrote:
> On Mon, Oct 11, 2010 at 10:38 AM, Rick <rick at> wrote:
>>  On 2010/10/11 7:31, Sergey Matveychuk wrote:
>>> 10.10.2010 15:22, Rick wrote:
>>>>   Hello, I have a couple FreeBSD patches for grub2 to contribute.  These
>>>> allow grub to install to FreeBSD gpt partitions.
> Just curious, does grub2 support booting from a ZFS v15 partition?
I have not tested it myself but here is some information I found:

    2010/9/10, Robert Millan <r... at>:
    > 2010/8/10, Robert Millan <r... at>:
    >> - Only ZFS up to (and including) version 14 is supported.  [...] complete
    >>   support for ZFS in root isn't currently being worked on.  We need
    >>   help in this area.
    > Taking [1] into account I guess there will be interest for v28 support
    > in GRUB sometime in the near future.

    Update: I ported a few patches from Illumos and ZFS up to v28 is
    supported in current grub-extras Bazaar now.

    Robert Millan


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