ZFSROOT / Custom Kernels [or upgrades]
kraduk at googlemail.com
Mon Nov 30 10:21:00 UTC 2009
2009/11/30 Philip M. Gollucci <pgollucci at p6m7g8.com>
> Hi All,
> I followed this wiki link to setup our server [sigyn.apache.org]
> (Dell r710 with 4 disks mfid as raidz2)
> Rebooted all was well.
> 2) off on another 'build' box [loki.apache.org], I had compiled
> release/8.0.0 userland+kernel [with LOADER_ZFS_SUPPORT=yes].
> Whats the ETA for MFC from trunk->stable/8 for
> ** FWIW, loki is working nicely on 8.0-RELEASE geom+zfs.
> 3) I nfs mounted /usr/src, and /usr/obj on sigyn from loki.
> $ cd /usr/src
> $ sudo make installkernel KERNCONF=SIGYN
> It fails to mount from zfs:zroot upon reboot. Via great hoops and magic
> I got back into the fixit on remote console. I didn't see a loader.old
> or a zfsboot. So I repeated the steps in wiki to install zfsboot.
> Rebooted, same diff.
> Jumped backed to fixit and reverted the kernel to a stock GENERIC that
> worked the 1st time. Same error again.
> cd /boot
> $ mv kernel kernel.cust
> $ mv kernel.old kernel
> So assuming you are lucky enough to get a zfsroot system. Is there an
> actual upgrade path ? Am I missing something stupid ?
> Any help greatly appreciated.
> I have a few days to play with this machine before we forgoe zfsroot and
> drop back to geom gmirror.
> I'm at a datacenter for $work on Monday/Tuesday so I'll be spare over
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if you want to install the loader make sure you do a 'cd /usr/src/sys/boot/;
also never export the zpool before you reboot as this will clear it from the
zpool.cache file and it wont boot proply
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