zfs boot

  1. Terpentijn

    ZFS ZFS mirror and bootcode

    I reinstalled FreeBSD-12-RELEASE and this time I choose to use both my SSD’s as an ZFS mirror-0. Reinstalling is part of my learning curve ;). I remember reading somewhere that mirroring itself is not enough if one drive fails. The other drive should be fine, but can it also BOOT if the first...
  2. V

    Solved Unable to boot from disk

    I've posted earlier about my issues with booting my systems. When system boots up, it shows list of bios drives, and then spinner starts for about two-three seconds, after which it will get stuck. Waited 30 or so minutes without luck, didn't move. When booting from ISO (via IPMI — it's...
  3. mxc

    "ZFS : i/o error - all block copies unavailable" - "fg not found"

    Hi all, After a system update with freebsd-update fetch/install and then a pkg update, all done via an ansible script, I can no longer boot into my system. I get the generic error message: I loaded the old kernel located at /boot/kernel.old/kernel along with opensolaris.ko and zfs.ki and...
  4. D

    Can't install FreeBSD 11.2 (After installation the system won't boot!)

    I tried to install FreeBSD on a PC, which had Windows 10 on it. at first i installed FreeBSD using UFS file system and everything was Ok and it installed, then for some reasons i needed the ZFS file system, but after installing, it said: No bootable device -- insert boot disk and press any key...
  5. D

    After installing on ZFS Filesystem, the system won't boot!

    After installing on ZFS Filesystem the system won't boot and says: No bootable device -- insert boot disk and press any key And even if the disk remains inside, it'll show FreeBSD Intsaller again! Although there is no problem when using UFS filesystem for installation. I have checked for zpool...
  6. Alejandro

    zfs mount error 6 after 11.0 to 11.1 upgrade

    Hello everyone. Today i decided to upgrade my 11.0 host to 11.1 (ports deprecated) from source. All what was added to kernel-conf compared to 11.0 version is options EARLY_AP_STARTUP. After the merging (mergemaster -iUF) host was rebooted and error is up Trying to mount root from...
  7. poorandunlucky

    ZFS Can I create a ZFS pool on bare device?

    Do I need a partition table, either GPT or MBR, on a disk if I want to boot from and use a ZFS filesystem on it? Can I just zpool create /dev/ada0 ? Then write zfsloader and zfsboot to the disk? Then boot and use it normally?