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Date:      Thu, 19 Jan 2012 16:48:40 -0800
From:      Devin Teske <>
To:        "'Chad Perrin'" <>, <>
Cc:        'Dave Robison' <>
Subject:   RE: FreeBSD 9
Message-ID:  <050b01ccd70d$418147c0$c483d740$>
In-Reply-To: <050301ccd70b$18f1be90$4ad53bb0$>
References:  <BLU160-W54C133B8003EF140C41EF7AE860@phx.gbl>	<>	<4EFDA3B50040906E@>	<20120119164234.GB21488@hemlock.hydra>	<04db01ccd6df$a6ebe3f0$f4c3abd0$>	<>	<04ff01ccd6fa$ca9a4e20$5fceea60$>	<20120119231446.GA27565@hemlock.hydra> <050301ccd70b$18f1be90$4ad53bb0$>

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> -----Original Message-----
> From: [mailto:owner-freebsd-
>] On Behalf Of Devin Teske
> Sent: Thursday, January 19, 2012 4:33 PM
> To: 'Chad Perrin';
> Cc: Dave Robison
> Subject: RE: FreeBSD 9
> If FreeBSD had decided that there is no need to offer ZFS-on-root and instead
> put their eggs in the SU+J basket, then modifying sysinstall(8) to meet the
> of supporting SU+J would have been trivial at-best as all options would be UFS
> based.

Well, not entirely true. sysinstall(8) would need to be re-worked to support GPT
versus MBR.

Otherwise system is limited to 2TB on root filesystem (lol; as if that were a
limit we were concerned with -- I've not seen a whole lot of setups that
required >2TB for the root filesystem).

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