Zfs automatically creates directories needed to be mounted, it would be a wasted effort making directories for zfs. I don't really understand your issue with an unused /usr dataset, but you can just modify the ZFSBOOT_DATASETS area of the script to get accomplish what you're trying to do.
On Wed, Mar 9, 2016 at 8:02 PM, Freddie Cash <fjwc...@gmail.com> wrote: > On Mar 9, 2016 4:04 PM, "Miroslav Lachman" <000.f...@quip.cz> wrote: > > > > Roger Marquis wrote on 03/10/2016 00:36: > >> > >> Wondering if anyone has example patches for zfsboot (from > >> usr.sbin/bsdinstall/scripts)? > >> > >> We're looking to change some of the default zfs subvolumes, removing > /usr in > >> favor of /usr/local in particular, and have run into a "parent does not > exist" > >> issue. It's not clear where in the script the /usr parent dir should be > >> mkdir'd. > > > > > > I no nothing about this script but if you want /usr/local as ZFS > filesystem, then you need to create parent (/usr in this case) and you can > use property canmount=off plus different 'mountpoint' (for example > /mnt/usr) to not mount /usr over existing directory on root filesystem. > > Set mountpoint=none if you just want to create the parent dataset without > actually using it for storage. Then you can set properties on it, and child > datasets will inherit then. Like pool/usr/local > > You'd still need to "mkdir /usr" in the script, but that's separate. > _______________________________________________ > firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list > https://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-current > To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-current-unsubscr...@freebsd.org" > _______________________________________________ email@example.com mailing list https://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-current To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-current-unsubscr...@freebsd.org"