Installing ZFS on 9.0-RC2
jmc-freebsd2 at milibyte.co.uk
Tue Nov 22 16:43:55 UTC 2011
I'm planning to upgrade to 9.0 soon and thought this might be a good
opportunity to switch over to ZFS so I'm currently experimenting on a
spare drive with the 9.0-RC2 DVD.
I started off following the procedure in
http://wiki.freebsd.org/RootOnZFS/GPTZFSBoot but hit a problem in that
the the new installer doesn't appear to provide a Fixit option. I've
tried the shell and live cd options in the installer and also tried
booting single user from the DVD but these all use the DVD as a read
only root file system instead of the memory based file system in Fixit
I was able to get as far as creating a zpool but the first zfs create
comand produced an error saying that it was unable to mount zroot/tmp.
What's the correct approach to go about this with the 9.0-RC2 installer?
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