How to add zfs support to FreeBSD?

Fbsd8 fbsd8 at
Mon Feb 18 21:57:17 UTC 2013

Fbsd8 wrote:
> The handbook does not cover how to add zfs support.
> How is it done?

Let me reword. If zfs is in the base system why does it not show up
when I look for it this way?

if config -x $( sysctl -n kern.bootfile ) | grep -q 
'^[[:space:]]*options[[:space:]]\{1,\}ZFS\>'; then
   echo "yes zfs is in the kernel"

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