Ok How do I boot this monster?
baho-utot at columbus.rr.com
Thu Nov 17 19:42:11 UTC 2016
On 11/17/16 14:19, Warren Block wrote:
> On Thu, 17 Nov 2016, Baho Utot wrote:
>> Ok I have installed 11.0 latest memstick image.
>> I patched/hacked bsdinstall ( /usr/libexec/bsdinstall/zfsboot) to
>> install my zfs raidz2 using 800GB partitions. And it even worked!
>> Now I need to boot this monster as well as my current 10.0 version
>> until I can build my desktop upon the raidz, then I will decommission
>> the 10.0 version when the 11.0 version is up to snuff.
>> I have boot0 install to ada0 which boots win7 and 10.0 freebsd.
>> Can this also boot the raidz?
> No, boot0 is MBR-only. The easiest way I see to do this is to install
> gptzfsboot bootcode to the ZFS drives and choose one of them from the
> BIOS boot menu. Grub can multi-boot GPT also, although it needs a
> small partition of its own.
I think the bsdinstall puts that code onto the zfs drives already or am
I miss informed?
Would creating the raidz on MBR partitions be an answer?
Is there a HowTo that shows me how to setup grub if so I have some space
left on the drives so I can give grub what it needs.
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