zfs on gmirror slice

Ronald Klop ronald-freebsd8 at klop.yi.org
Wed Sep 2 09:18:03 UTC 2009

On Wed, 02 Sep 2009 10:49:05 +0200, Mark Stapper <stark at mapper.nl> wrote:

> Thomas Backman wrote:
>> On Sep 2, 2009, at 10:27 AM, Mark Stapper wrote:
>> Nothing a LiveCD or something to that regard can't handle. Obviously
>> this doesn't work for everyone, but it should for many.
> Actually it won't because updating zfs comes with updating your world.
> After updating you world, you will be running a newer ZFS version then
> the one that come with the RELEASE install, hence the need to update
> your zfs filesystems. Incidentally, the livefs CD contains the "old" zfs
> version. You see where I'm going?
> You could, of course, copy the base system to a USB drive, boot from it,
> and so sidestep the whole "can't unmount root" problem, but it's hard to
> insert a USB device over ssh... ... ...


I did this (boot via usb to upgrade zfs /) a couple of months ago and the  
system told me the zfs pool was owned by another machine. How can I handle  


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