Recovery of zpools went corrupt!?
garbytrash at gmail.com
Mon Feb 3 09:14:50 UTC 2014
On 2/3/14, Scot Hetzel <swhetzel at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sun, Feb 2, 2014 at 1:04 PM, Zenny <garbytrash at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Reposting the mail below as I had an oversight not to include subject
>> line. Apology in advance!
>>> Last time, Devin had been very kind to suggest me when the system
>>> borked while trying to upgrade from v10B3 to vRC1.
>>> Following FreeBSD 10.0-RELEASE, I installed to a new machine with
>>> encrypted root in zfs mirror, and since there was something wrong (a
>>> double quote by mistake) inserted in the /boot/device.hints, the
>>> kernel refused to boot and landed to the mountroot prompt.
>>> Therefore, in order to make changes what I did was:
>>> 1. Boot into LiveCD mode
>>> 2. mkdir /tmp/bootpool
>>> zpool import -f bootpool
>>> zfs set mountpoint=/tmp/bootpool bootpool
>>> zfs mount -a
>>> cp /tmp/bootpool/boot/encryption.key /tmp/
>>> zfs umount -a
>>> zfs set mountpoint=/bootpool bootpool
>>> zpool export bootpool
>>> geli attach -k /tmp/encryption.key /dev/ada0p4
>>> geli attach -k /tmp/encryption.key /dev/ada1p4
>>> zpool import -R /mnt zroot
>>> zpool import -R /mnt/bootpool bootpool
>>> 3. Removed the double quote (") from /bootpool/boot/device.hints and
>>> saved the file.
>>> 4. Rebooted the file and now it says that there is no
> Does the file /boot/zfsloader exist in /boot or /bootpool/boot?
Immediately after reboot, I got an error:
"can't find /boot/zfsloader"
"can't load 'kernel'
Therefore, I rebooted livecd and tried to check by mounting bootpool
and the /tmp/bootpool directory was empty! Earlier it was working
> No electrons were maimed while sending this message. Only slightly bruised.
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