complete clone/restore from a ZFS-based system replication stream

Victor Sudakov vas at
Sat Oct 1 04:35:36 UTC 2016

Victor Sudakov wrote:
> > 
> > Here are the steps I used to restore a "level zero" zfs file onto a
> > new/fresh mirror.
> Mike, thanks to your and others' help I have developed a solution
> which works for me, at least partially. The only problem with the
> solution is that I create the second pool on /dev/vtbd2p3, but when
> the new system boots, there is no /dev/vtbd2 (naturally) and the pool
> uses /dev/diskid/DISK-BHYVE-8054-2C08-770Ap3 for the physical device,
> burying all /dev/vtbd0p* devices.

Maybe the solution is using ZFS on whole disk, without GPT partitions,
with zfsboot(8) and ZFS volumes for swap?

Victor Sudakov,  VAS4-RIPE, VAS47-RIPN
sip:sudakov at

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