HOWTO: FreeBSD ZFS Madness (Boot Environments)

Randal L. Schwartz merlyn at
Fri May 4 22:10:10 UTC 2012

>>>>> "Randal" == Randal L Schwartz <merlyn at> writes:

Randal> Oh wait, it looks like zroot is still holding 1.04G of data... will
Randal> that ever go away?  Shouldn't all the data be in the /ROOT/xxx
Randal> items?

And worse, the things from the readme don't work:

locohost# ./beadm create upgrade
cannot create 'zroot/ROOT/upgrade': invalid property ''
cannot open 'zroot/ROOT/upgrade': dataset does not exist
Created successfully

So, no joy on this yet.

This is FreeBSD 8.2.

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