ZFS-only booting on FreeBSD

Matthew Seaman m.seaman at infracaninophile.co.uk
Sat Feb 19 21:27:48 UTC 2011

On 19/02/2011 15:35, Daniel Staal wrote:
> I'm still not clear on whether a ZFS-only system will boot with a failed
> drive in the root ZFS pool.

If it's a mirror, raidz or similar pool type with resilience, then yes,
it certainly will boot with a failed drive.  Been there, done that.



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