Tips for shell based partitioning during install
ppauly at gmail.com
Thu May 4 12:45:23 UTC 2017
Thank-you Ben. That's very helpful.
On Wed, May 3, 2017 at 4:46 PM, Ben Woods <woodsb02 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, 3 May 2017 at 2:31 am, Peter Pauly <ppauly at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I'm using the option in the installer where you go out to a shell prompt
>> during the partitioning step in the installer on FreeBSD 11-Release and
>> booted off of the CD. All is going well until I get to this step:
>> zpool create zroot raidz2 /dev/gpt/disk0 /dev/gpt/disk1 /dev/gpt/disk3 ...
>> cannot mount '/zroot': failed to create mountpoint
>> The instructions when going out to the shell say I have to mount the
>> filesystem under /mnt but /mnt is read-only.
>> I tried to use the Guided Auto (ZFS) but it doesn't work with more than 10
>> What am I doing wrong?
> Hi Peter,
> When I do manual zfs partitioning during installs, i follow the commands
> used by the actual bsdinstall scripts (the ones that would have been
> executed if I used the auto mode).
> A copy of them can be viewed online here:
> Essentially the zpool create command needs to have:
> zpool create -o altroot=/mnt -O compress=lz4 -O atime=off -m none -f zroot
> raidz2 /dev/gpt/disk0 ...
> From: Benjamin Woods
> woodsb02 at gmail.com
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