Root on ZFS

Randal L. Schwartz merlyn at
Thu Mar 4 16:06:57 UTC 2010

>>>>> "Matthew" == Matthew Law <matt at> writes:

Matthew> I am following this wiki page to move to zfs root:

If you're running RELEASE-8 or later, I've gotten this to work just fine:

Currently live on two slices at with that.

The trickiest part is that Arp installs an existing system on the disk,
and the instructions there don't tell how to remove it. :(

I can't remember the workaround, but someone in IRC told me.
("gpart destroy" didn't work, because it said "already in use")

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