grub2 with libzfs

Larry Rosenman ler at lerctr.org
Sat Jun 1 05:34:04 UTC 2013


Wes Morgan <morganw at chemikals.org> wrote:
>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 lerctr.org> 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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