gpt zfs booting - loader takes 25s

Bruce Cran bruce at
Wed Dec 1 01:23:33 UTC 2010

On Tue, 30 Nov 2010 17:08:03 -0800
merlyn at (Randal L. Schwartz) wrote:

> I imagine something high-up in the kernel is asking the ZFS for the
> first block of a file, and only at that point does all the paperwork
> processing for consistency check come into play, so there are no
> messages, just a pause.

I'm doing a clean reboot, and I don't remember it taking this long when
I had a ZFS-only system booting from a disk with an MBR scheme.

Bruce Cran

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