Boot from RAIDZ in 8.0-BETA3?

Artis Caune artis.caune at
Thu Sep 3 10:39:16 UTC 2009

2009/9/1 Jason Garrett <kingedgar at>:
> IMHO, unless you have a NEED to do this with the 8-BETA's I would not
> attempt. While I had this working in 8.0-BETA1 upon reboot I would loose
> data from entire mountpoints on the root pool. First it was /usr/ports, not
> a big deal. Then it was /var/db/pkg.. the system had no idea what was
> installed and what wasn't. This was a test machine, so no harm, no foul. I
> would definatley not recommend this AT ALL.

Maybe you just messed with wrong zfs option or in wrong order and your
mountpoints are not lost, but not-mounted or over-mounted?
It's a little bit tricky to get zfs-root working, some things can go
wrong if installation is not automated.

Artis Caune

    Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler.

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