Zvol, Bhyve/Pfsense and config restore

Rajil Saraswat rajil.s at gmail.com
Thu Feb 9 14:51:57 UTC 2017

 How can i access the vm filesystem on the host?
> Which volmode is in use for vmpool/os5 ('zfs get volmode vmpool/os5')?
> I don't know what patritioning scheme pfsens uses, but 'gpart show
> /dev/zvol/vmpool/os5' would be of interest.
> You need volmode "geom" and something like /dev/zvol/vmpool/os5p2 or
> /dev/zvol/vmpool/os5a for your mount special I guess.
> -harry

The volmode was set as default. After changing it to geom, i was able
to access the zvol and copy the file.

Thanks for the tip!

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