Dualboot and ZFS

Victor Sudakov vas at mpeks.tomsk.su
Mon Jan 15 15:15:35 UTC 2018

Manish Jain wrote:
> On 01/15/18 20:17, Victor Sudakov wrote:
> > However, later you suggest it's possible to install freebsd-zfs on a
> > BSD slice. How is that?
> I never suggested installing freebsd-zfs on a MBR/BSD slice, unless I 
> made a typo. freebsd-zfs can only be installed on an entire disk, 
> partitioned GPT.
> The steps mentioned in my first message target moving an existing UFS to 
> ZFS.

Do we perhaps have a different understanding of "installing"? If by
"installing" you mean only that by the regular bsdinstall, then I
understand you. 

For me, however, running "make installworld DESTDIR=xxx" is also
installing. Can DESTDIR be a zpool on a MBR/BSD slice?

Victor Sudakov,  VAS4-RIPE, VAS47-RIPN

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