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    Solved Help needed after zfs features upgrade before bootcode upgrade

    Hi, I'm having an issue with bootcode upgrade after zfs features upgrade. FreeBSD's suggestion is this gpart bootcode -b /boot/pmbr -p /boot/gptzfsboot -i 1 da0 but this doesn't work because there is no da0. Instead I use ada0, the only SSD fully owned by ZFS. However, the result is an error...
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    Upgrade to 12.2, ZFS bootcode, and EFI text console issues

    After upgrading from FreeBSD 12.1 to 12.2-RELEASE, my machine boots and runs fine, but it no longer displays a full native resolution text console on a 17" monitor. I get the giant default 80x25 display instead. Running "vidcontrol -i mode" returns no information at all. This is a 2015 vintage...
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    Bootloader on SD Card directing to another HDD?

    I've been really pulling my hair out with this one. Got a bit of a tricky hardware setup with SATA1-4 as raidz3, and SATA5 as the encrypted ZFS root os disk: The caveat being that I cannot boot from this drive via the BIOS when SATA1-4 are installed, so I need to boot to an SD card and have that...
  4. Robert Fitzpatrick

    Installing bootcode

    Not sure how it happened, but after an upgrade from 10.1 to get 10.4, the server boots to an OK prompt and I have to do the following to boot: set currdev=disk0s1a I understand I need to install the bootcode to fix, what command would I use? Here is the disk info: root@www:~ # gpart show =>...
  5. `Orum

    Solved Not enough space to write bootcode after root zpool upgrade

    I recently upgraded one of my storage severs from 10.3 -> 11.0, and then went to perform the zpool upgrade to enable the new hashing methods available on the root pool. This, after enabling the features of course, offers the friendly reminder that: If you boot from pool 'zroot', don't forget to...
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