On Thursday, April 10, 2014 12:59:25 am Andreas Nilsson wrote:
> On Thu, Apr 10, 2014 at 1:04 AM, Rainer Duffner <rainer@ultra-
> > Am 10.04.2014 um 00:02 schrieb Matthew Seaman <matt...@freebsd.org>:
> > > On 09/04/2014 22:52, Rainer Duffner wrote:
> > >> And no, as the server is in a remote datacenter, an USB-stick is not an
> > option.
> > >>
> > >> It's slow enough booting via a virtual USB-image over iLO...
> > >
> > > Uh... it only has to read the kernel+modules from the USB stick one time
> > > while booting. Otherwise, there really shouldn't be any IO inside /boot
> > > unless you login and do stuff in that directory manually. Your root
> > > filesystem would be on the normal hard drives.
> > >
> > > Anyhow the question is moot, since you don't have the same problem I
> > >
> > >> No, it's actually just a single RAID6-0 disk created by the P410i...
> > >
> > > If you're going to use the RAID controller to generate a virtual drive,
> > > do you really need to use ZFS on top of that? Couldn't you partition
> > > your virtual drive and put / onto a small UFS partition and then make a
> > > zpool on the rest?
> > I don't want to sacrifice two disks for a RAID1 boot-disk.
> > Normally, I would actually do that, but in this case, the server is a
> > MySQL-slave to a master that has 12 disks - and should the master die,
> > this system has to take over its work.
> > You never specified exactly how it fails. But I'll take a guess:
> *Attempting Boot From Hard Drive (C:)*
> *gptzfsboot: error 1 lba 32*
> *gptzfsboot: error 1 lba 1*
> *g**ptzfsboot: No ZFS pools located, can't boot*
> A workaround is
I believe the proper fix for that bug was committed here:
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