Can't get "ZFS on GPT Root" to work.

Manolis Kiagias sonicy at
Sun Jan 3 19:03:09 UTC 2010

On 03/01/2010 8:38 μ.μ., Randal L. Schwartz wrote:
>>>>>> "Manolis" == Manolis Kiagias <sonicy at> writes:
> Manolis> I've tried the exact steps on vmware fusion (8.0-RELEASE amd64) and
> Manolis> didn't notice anything. Did you get any error messages in any of the
> Manolis> commands shown in the wiki?
> No error messages at all.  Of course, for vmware, I had to use "da0"
> not "ad0".  But otherwise, I followed the steps *to the letter*.
> And when I reboot, no ZFS Pool found. :(
> Did you select "Freebsd 64-bit" for the vm type?
Yes. And I used an IDE disk instead of the SCSI usually suggested by
Vmware so it was ad0 for me. I doubt this makes any difference.

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