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Date:      Wed, 29 Jun 2011 16:12:15 -0600 (MDT)
From:      Warren Block <>
To:        Dick Hoogendijk <>
Cc:, =?ISO-8859-15?Q?Trond_Endrest=F8l?= <>
Subject:   Re: mountroot
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On Wed, 29 Jun 2011, Dick Hoogendijk wrote:

> 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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