ZFS + GPT with root on memory stick and mirrored SATA drives
kraduk at gmail.com
Tue Jan 11 09:23:09 UTC 2011
On 11 January 2011 09:19, krad <kraduk at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 11 January 2011 09:09, krad <kraduk at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 10 January 2011 21:46, Carl Chave <carl at chave.us> wrote:
>>> > echo -en "\n\nNow run these two commands to make the changes live, and
>>> > reboot
>>> > zfs set mountpoint=legacy $zpool/be/$nroot
>>> > zpool set bootfs=$zpool/be/$nroot $zpool\n\n"
>>> Thanks for the input krad. It would be nice to easily switch back and
>>> forth but aren't you still stuck if everything blows up on that first
>>> reboot? In order to switch back to the known working dataset you've
>>> got to get to a fixit prompt to set the correct bootfs property right?
>> unfortunatly at the moment yes, but all you have to do is reset the bootfs
>> property. It would be nice id you could do something from within the boot
>> loader similar to variables you can pass in grub with opensolaris
> having said that as long as the loader works you should be able to reset
> the rootfs variable
some similar stuff here.
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