grub2 with libzfs

Wes Morgan morganw at
Sat Jun 1 04:33:24 UTC 2013

Are you using grub2 to chainload or booting gptzfsloader directly? I can't
use gptzfsloader directly because it seems to get very confused by the
hybrid GPT MBR needed for booting win7 on a non-EFI laptop.

On Mon, May 20, 2013 at 9:29 PM, Larry Rosenman <ler at> wrote:

> On 2013-05-20 21:26, Wes Morgan wrote:
>> Trying to boot a zfs (GPT) partition with the latest patch gives me an
>> "unaligned pointer <random number>" sometimes. When I enable all the
>> debugging I can also get an error "invalid nvlist header". Currently just
>> booting from a ufs partition acting as /boot, but my goal would be to get
>> rid of that extra partition. I'm sure there is nothing wrong with the pool
>> because I just created. Anyone direct booting zfs on GPT?
> I am, with gptzfsloader.......
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