ZFS boot

Anselm Strauss amsibamsi at gmail.com
Thu Oct 15 16:06:01 UTC 2009

I just ran into the very same problem, although I use UFS instead of ZFS,
but I think this doesn't matter for this problem.
I updated to tinyBIOS v0.99h and now it works fine.


> Hi,
> I'm trying to boot a PC-engines board off GPT+ZFS, but the GPT MBR does not
> support CHS layout and requests data per LBA, which the PC Engines BIOS
> does
> not support.
> Anyone have a solution for this laying around?
> --HPS
> PC Engines ALIX.2 v0.99
> 640 KB Base Memory
> 261120 KB Extended Memory
> 01F0 Master 044A CF 1GB
> Phys C/H/S 1966/16/63 Log C/H/S 983/32/63
> Invalid partition table
> sys/boot/i386/pmbr
> %grep Invalid pmbr.s
> err_pt:         movw $msg_pt,%si                # "Invalid partition
> msg_pt:         .asciz "Invalid partition table"

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