On Tue, Feb 4, 2014 at 2:13 PM, Warren Block <wbl...@wonkity.com> wrote:
> On Tue, 4 Feb 2014, Scot Hetzel wrote:
>> On Tue, Feb 4, 2014 at 7:53 AM, Andriy Gapon <a...@freebsd.org> wrote:
>>> I've started working on manual pages for the zfs boot chain.
>>> Please [p]review my work in progress here:
>>> Any additions, corrections, suggestions and other kinds of reviewing are
>>> welcome. Patches and pull requests are very welcome!
>>> Many thanks to Warren Block for the initial review and many fixes.
>> One fix for the gptzfsboot man page would be to mention that
>> gptzfsboot is installed into a GPT partition of type freebsd-boot, and
>> that the -i 1 refers to the GPT index for this partition.
> We are missing that from the gptboot.8 page also.
> gptzfsboot is installed in a freebsd-boot partition, usually the
> first partition on the disk. A ``protective MBR'' (see gpart(8)) is
> typically used in combination with gptzfsboot.
> To install gptzfsboot on the ada0 drive:
> gpart bootcode -b /boot/pmbr -p /boot/gptzfsboot -i 1 ada0
That sounds perfect for both man pages.
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