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Date:      Mon, 25 Apr 2011 15:22:51 +0100
From:      krad <kraduk@gmail.com>
To:        Adam Vande More <amvandemore@gmail.com>
Cc:        Chris Telting <christopher-ml@telting.org>, freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: zfs partition for /etc?
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On 23 April 2011 23:48, Adam Vande More <amvandemore@gmail.com> wrote:

> On Sat, Apr 23, 2011 at 3:36 PM, krad <kraduk@gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> not sure about that as the auto mounts are done when /etc/rc.d/zfs runs so
>> there might be a dependency
>>
>
> Hum yeah you are right.  I don't think it would be possible then as all the
> old etc/root fs restrictions still apply.  On the other hand, if you must
> have this what's the drawback to simply snapshotting your root fs? Of course
> this is much more ideal if you use a ZFS structure like MFSBSD's default
> rather the ZFS file system layout presented in the wiki.
>
> --
> Adam Vande More
>


you could experiment with the init_* varibles in loader.conf. You might be
able to trigger the automount before init runs then, to get around the
issue. A bit messy though



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