Is UEFI required for ZFS?
mnd999 at hotmail.com
Fri Feb 12 18:50:15 UTC 2016
Thomas Laus <lausts <at> acm.org> writes:
> I have a new Asus H170-Plus-D3 motherboard that will be used for a DOM0 Xen
> Server. It uses an Intel i5-6300 processor and a Samsung 840 EVO SSD. I
> would like to use ZFS on this new installation. The Xen Kernel does not have
> UEFI support at this time, so I installed FreeBSD CURRENT r295345 in 'legacy
> mode'. It takes about 7 minutes to go from the first '|' character to
> getting the 'beastie' menu. I changed the BIOS to UEFI and did another
> installation. The boot process goes in an instant.
Several others have the same problem. See here on the freebsd forums:
(URL shortened cos I'm only allowed 80chars per line)
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