Recipe for compiling and installing CURRENT on 12.x RELEASE in a seperate boot env?

Mike Clarke jmc-freebsd2 at
Fri Nov 6 21:57:21 UTC 2020

On Friday, 6 November 2020 21:25:14 GMT Polytropon wrote:
> On Fri, 6 Nov 2020 21:27:43 +0100, Michael Schuster wrote:
> > next question (and I apologise if this is written down somewhere and I
> > just failed to find it): how do I make sure that "/etc/rc.d/zfsbe start"
> > is run automatically at boot?
> If you already have
> 	zfs_enable="YES"
> in your /etc/rc.conf, /etc/rc.d/zfsbe should be started automatically.
> General ZFS support requires it (see /etc/rc.d/zfs). It uses "zfs list"
> to determine if (and which) actions to take for boot environments.

It is started automatically when you enter multi user mode but not in single user mode.

I imagine the OP was running single user mode in the jail while building the system.

Mike Clarke

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