On Tue, May 17, 2016 at 7:31 PM, Ben Woods <woods...@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tuesday, 17 May 2016, Warren Block <wbl...@wonkity.com> wrote: > >> On Sun, 15 May 2016, Andreas Nilsson wrote: >> >> Hello, >>> >>> I'm trying to install current on my lenovo x1 yoga ( and keeping it dual >>> boot for now). >>> >>> I have a fair amount of disk free after resizing. I can't seem to workout >>> how to do the partitioning. Do I only need the freebsd-zfs partition ( >>> assuming no/zvol-swap? >>> >> >> I would think, but have not tested ZFS with UEFI. >> >> Do I manually copy boot1.efi to the existing EFI partition? >>> >> >> Yes. Mount the EFI partition with msdosfs, then copy boot1.efi to >> /EFI/BOOT/. Then comes the tricky part, getting the UEFI firmware to add >> that as a boot option. In a Dell UEFI system, it could be added to the >> boot options, and the firmware has the user select the file from the EFI >> partition for that option. >> _______________________________________________ >> email@example.com mailing list >> https://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-current >> To unsubscribe, send any mail to "freebsd-current-unsubscr...@freebsd.org >> " >> > > Indeed, just 4 days ago I installed a recent snapshot of FreeBSD 11 > current, with root on ZFS and UEFI. > > I had to do 2 steps manually, as they were not supported by the installer > as an auto option: > > 1. The auto root on ZFS settings don't let you use a partition or spare > space... You must give it a full disk. But because I was dual booting > Windows I chose manual partitioning, dropped to a shell and setup the zpool > and zfs datasets manually, with altroot=/mnt. Rather than follow one of the > outdated wiki manuals, I used them as a general guide, but read the > bsdinstall auto shell script to set it up with the same datasets and > properties. > > 2. After the install had completed, I had to mount my efi partition as > msdosfs and copy the boot1.efi to it. For me, I have installed the rEFInd > boot loader, so I just copy the file into /EFI/Boot/ and it shows up in the > menu upon boot. > http://www.rodsbooks.com/refind/ > > The FreeBSD EFI loading of a ZFS file system works great! > > Cheers, > Ben > > > -- > > -- > From: Benjamin Woods > woods...@gmail.com Thank you both! I'll resume the installation procedures then! Best regards Andreas _______________________________________________ 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"