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Date:      Wed, 2 Mar 2011 09:51:02 -0800
From:      Patrick Gibson <gibblertron@gmail.com>
To:        Elias Chrysocheris <eliaschr@cha.forthnet.gr>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: ZFS root mount problem
Message-ID:  <AANLkTimJw6XnOjXxKfP67pJnsxa+K17wQJR34vbEmbVm@mail.gmail.com>
In-Reply-To: <201103021445.34918.eliaschr@cha.forthnet.gr>
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Thank you! Google Translate has helped some, and I will give that all
a try this morning.

Patrick

On Wed, Mar 2, 2011 at 4:45 AM, Elias Chrysocheris
<eliaschr@cha.forthnet.gr> wrote:
> On Wednesday 02 of March 2011 00:22:28 Patrick Gibson wrote:
>> I'm installing 8.2 on a server using the instructions for ZFS root
>> filesystem (http://wiki.freebsd.org/RootOnZFS/GPTZFSBoot), and when I
>> reboot after installing, it says:
>>
>> Root mount waiting for: usbus4
>>
>> followed by:
>>
>> ROOT MOUNT ERROR
>>
>> When I did the initial install, I booted using a CD, and then from the
>> 8.2 livefs on a USB stick. I'm not sure where it's getting usbus4 from
>> when it boots from the hard disk.
>>
>> I can't figure out where to reset this. Any pointers?
>>
>> Patrick
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>
> I think that the file zpool.cache is missing or it contains pool data coming
> from the USB stick you used. I wrote an article for this, but unfortunatelly
> is in Greek... The article is here:
> http://www.freebsdworld.gr/node/38#zpool_cache
> Besides the problem that you will not understand what I write (:)) you can
> follow the commands. You will probably understand what's happening there. Just
> skip the part that I cange the names of the gpt partitions (the one that I
> have a bunch of "gpart modify" commands)
>
> I hope it will be usefull to you
>
> Regards
> Elias
>



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