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Date:      Sun, 05 Feb 2012 23:10:33 +0000
From:      james <james@mansionfamily.plus.com>
To:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Moving boot/root disk in 9.0
Message-ID:  <4F2F0C69.5040502@mansionfamily.plus.com>

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Now that I've moved to stable and mfi is working, I'd like to stop 
booting off my SATA SSD (and also move ZIL off it) to a RAID1 on the PERC.

I've sliced up the disk etc, but is there a handy procedure I can use to 
move the relevant parts of / to /newboot (where I've currently mounted 
the new boot slice)?

I'm thinking its not a straightforward tar in '/': /data is a ZFS root 
volume and contains a number of volumes for user home areas (mounted 
under /home) and also volumes mounted on /usr/src, /usr/obj and 
/usr/ports.  And then there's /dev too.

Once I've got everything moved I'll disable the ZIL and move over by 
fiddling the BIOS priorities.

James



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