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Date:      Sun, 12 May 2013 14:33:40 +0200
From:      demelier.david@gmail.com
To:        Giorgos Keramidas <keramida@freebsd.org>
Cc:        David Demelier <demelier.david@gmail.com>, freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: ZFS on MBR does not boot at all
Message-ID:  <6880589.HeDbgaSJ34@melon>
In-Reply-To: <67um8rwqrdrxes.fsf@saturn.laptop>
References:  <CAO+PfDeyQ16aXEV1P6ACAE7=sbn+m_-j2c5fV1YmqV8ds6cejw@mail.gmail.com> <CAO+PfDdnssETKQHVBAPv60waaXhHNZj7r-f53VNh+h99=3LOPQ@mail.gmail.com> <67um8rwqrdrxes.fsf@saturn.laptop>

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Le dimanche 5 mai 2013 22:20:43 Giorgos Keramidas a =E9crit :
> On Mon, 29 Apr 2013 13:29:18 +0200, David Demelier=20
<demelier.david@gmail.com> wrote:
> > 2013/4/18 David Demelier <demelier.david@gmail.com>:
> >> Hello,
> >> I would like to use ZFS over MBR for multiboot purposes. I've foll=
owed
> >> that guide https://wiki.freebsd.org/RootOnZFS/ZFSBootPartition but=
 it
> >> does not boot at all. The loader does not show up after choosing
> >> FreeBSD in the boot0 loader.
> >>=20
> >> The _ prompt appears but nothing starts. I've found many people ov=
er
> >> the web having the same problem but unfortunately no one found a
> >> solution.
> >>=20
> >> I think the offensive commands are ones with dd and zfsboot.
> >> Regards,
> >=20
> > So someone told me on IRC that the main problem was that I've put m=
y
> > partition swap as first partition in the FreeBSD slice and zfsboot
> > *requires* that the zfs partition is the first.
> >=20
> > Can someone with right access to the wiki page may add a notice abo=
ut
> > this issue on https://wiki.freebsd.org/RootOnZFS/ZFSBootPartition
> > please?
>=20
> Hi David,
>=20
> Thanks for following up with what the real problem was.  I updated th=
e
> Wiki to include this:
>=20
>     Note that partition order is important. It seems that zfsboot
>     requires the freebsd-zfs partition to be the first, so make sure =
you
>     add if first, before your swap partition.

Thank you :)

Regards,



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