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Date:      Wed, 29 Jun 2011 21:29:10 +0200
From:      Dick Hoogendijk <dick@nagual.nl>
To:        =?ISO-8859-1?Q?Trond_Endrest=F8l?= <Trond.Endrestol@fagskolen.gjovik.no>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: mountroot
Message-ID:  <4E0B7D06.8060509@nagual.nl>
In-Reply-To: <alpine.BSF.2.00.1106292118340.47357@mail.fig.ol.no>
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Op 29-6-2011 21:19, Trond Endrestøl schreef:
> On Wed, 29 Jun 2011 21:18+0200, Dick Hoogendijk wrote:
>
>> Op 29-6-2011 21:15, Trond Endrestøl schreef:
>>> On Wed, 29 Jun 2011 20:42+0200, Dick Hoogendijk wrote:
>>>
>>>> I'm a little desperade. I installed a mirrored ZFS freebsd system in
>>>> a VM the other day and all went well. Now I did the same procedure
>>>> on a real systrem with two drives and I can't get the system to boot
>>>> properly. Everytime it halts at the mountroot prompt. If I manually
>>>> put zfs:zroot at the prompt the system boots to the login screen. I
>>>> checked the /etc/rc.conf and the /boot/loader.conf for syntax errors
>>>> but all seems well. What on earth can be the cause of this
>>>> behaviour? What do I check? Help?
>>> Have you specified a bootfs?
>>>
>>> E.g.:
>>>
>>>     zpool set bootfs=zroot zroot
>> Yes, I did. And just did it again.
> Please post your /boot/loader.conf.
>
And did it again (zpool set bootfs=zroot zroot) ; rebooted and finally 
the system boots up.
So, problem solved. Posts arfe being fetched. Thanks.



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