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Date:      Mon, 2 Feb 2009 16:04:38 -0700
From:      Tim Judd <tajudd@gmail.com>
To:        Omer Faruk Sen <omerfsen@gmail.com>
Cc:        freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: zfs root partition boot?
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On Mon, Feb 2, 2009 at 7:18 AM, Omer Faruk Sen <omerfsen@gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi,
>
> Can I use zfs on / using FreeBSD 7.1?  I also use
> http://people.freebsd.org/~rse/mirror/<http://people.freebsd.org/%7Erse/mirror/>script to create mirror is
> there such a a tool for ZFS to use on Fbsd 7.1?
>
> Regards.
>

Are you sure you want to do this?
ZFS is still marked an experimental feature last time I checked; and if
FreeBSD decides to kill ZFS support, you'll be stuck with a unbootable
disk.  I'd stick with the more mature, tested methods like gmirror or
gvinum.  Nothing beats a hardware raid though.



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