HOWTO: FreeBSD ZFS Madness (Boot Environments)

Randal L. Schwartz merlyn at
Fri May 4 19:43:03 UTC 2012

>>>>> "vermaden" == vermaden  <vermaden at> writes:

vermaden> I have just created new HOWTO [1] on how to use Boot Environments on
vermaden> FreeBSD with new created utility *beadm* that I put on
vermaden> SourceForge [2].

I have zfs-on-root using the classical documentation (everything under
zpool, possibly with some sub-mounts, but I've left those out lately).

Is there a way to transition my system to a form that beadm expects?
I tried just running it, and it's upset that zpool/ROOT doesn't exist.

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