FreeBSD on AWS with root-on-zfs?

Matthew Seaman matthew at
Tue Mar 10 08:04:34 UTC 2020

On 10/03/2020 03:32, Victor Sudakov wrote:
> Is anyone using FreeBSD as a EC2 instance, what would you do if you
> wanted a root-on-zfs AMI?

Colin Percival published some root-on-ZFS AMIs a while back -- see

I've used these with great success.  I haven't seen an announcement of a
12.1-RELEASE version yet -- not sure what Colin's plans are, but I think
the idea was to offer this layout as an additional set of the official
FreeBSD AMIs at some point.



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