Can't mountroot from ZFS pool
steve at ibctech.ca
Mon Jan 11 23:59:24 UTC 2010
I've successfully upgraded the disks in my ZFS backup server, and can
import/mount the pool properly.
However, I designed this box originally so that it mounts / from
zfs:storage after booting from a USB stick.
After the upgrade of the disks, I'm stuck at a mountroot prompt when I
attempt to boot the system with the original USB /boot key.
Can someone inform me how to find the / filesystem at the mountroot
prompt? If not, is there *any* way to boot the system normally from
another medium, and then 'reload' the system with the ZFS / after its
been mounted so that the system functions as designed (ie. cron works etc)?
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