Ok How do I boot this monster?

Brandon J. Wandersee brandon.wandersee at gmail.com
Fri Nov 18 01:49:09 UTC 2016

Warren Block writes:

> On Thu, 17 Nov 2016, Brandon J. Wandersee wrote:
>> Configuring the system to boot would require 128k partitions
>> to be created at the start of each disk to hold the bootcode, and that
>> would mean either manually partitioning the drives (which is the typical
>> way of installing to a custom ZFS setup) or writing more code into your
>> custom bsdinstall.
> We might have been looking at different disks in that gpart output. 
> Incidentally, while the boot partition is usually first, I'm fairly sure 
> that it does not have to be first and can be in any position.

I read the thread out of order. Chalk that one up to my own stupidity.

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